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Unformatted text preview: Copyright 2001, CNS Productions, Inc. 1 Genetic Susceptibility to Schizophrenia Lifetime risk of developing schizophrenia Copyright 2001, CNS Productions, Inc. 2 Genetic Susceptibility to Bipolar Disorder or Major Depression Copyright 2001, CNS Productions, Inc. 3 Brain Disorders in Americans 1-Year Prevalence 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% Schizophrenia Adults 18-54 Mood disorders Adults 55 & up Anxiety disorders Any brain disorder Children & adolescents Copyright 2001, CNS Productions, Inc. 4 Dual Diagnosis 1. Preexisting mental illness 2. Potential mental illness 3. Permanent drug-induced mental illness 4. Temporary drug-induced mental illness Copyright 2001, CNS Productions, Inc. 5 Psychiatric Medications Antipsychotics e.g., Haldol® , Thorazine® , Stelazine® , Prolixin® Antidepressants e.g., tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) Bipolar medications e.g., Lithium® Antianxiety medications e.g., benzodiazepines, Buspirone® , antidepressants Copyright 2001, CNS Productions, Inc. 6 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course BIO 1033 taught by Professor Joel.martinez,jr.,ph.d. during the Fall '04 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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