Asked by Tiffany Cathcart on Feb 29, 2024



Beta blockers are approved for anxiety disorders and athletic performance.

Beta Blockers

A class of medications that reduce blood pressure by blocking the effects of adrenaline on the body's beta receptors.

Anxiety Disorders

A group of mental health disorders that includes generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and phobias, characterized by excessive fear or anxiety.

Athletic Performance

The level of achievement or competence displayed by an athlete or sports participant in competitive settings.

  • Discern the appropriate administration of medications for specific psychiatric ailments.

Verified Answer

Kaitlyn Massett

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Beta blockers are primarily used for cardiovascular conditions, not for anxiety disorders or enhancing athletic performance. They may be used off-label for physical symptoms of anxiety but are not approved for generalized anxiety disorders or to enhance athletic performance.