What You Should Know About Medicines/Disinhibition

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Disinhibition is an odd word. Inhibition is "being inhibited", or being reluctant to do something, for whatever reason. Disinhibition is being less reluctant.

  • Alcohol is the best known drug for disinhibition, where "normal" people who would never think of dancing on tables or making a pass at the boss' wife do so "under the influence".

This is also an important concept in the use of anti-depressant medications, as a rare person will start to feel better, and then commit suicide.