Answers for Common Mental Illnesses

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Unformatted text preview: Answers for Common Mental Illnesses 1. a. Dopamine: increased causes schizophrenia b. Serotonin: decreased causes depression; increased causes OCD c. Norepinephrine: decreased causes depression d. GABA: increased and decreased cause anxiety 2. More; available 3. Unexpected episodes, out of proportion to events going on around client; Sudden onset of intense fear and anxiousness 4. Depression 5. Chronic activation of stress response in relation to exposure to potentially life- threatening event. 6. Vivid flashbacks, nightmares, emotional blunting, ir ritability and exaggerated startle 7. Memory, sleep, nightmares and depression 8. Anxiety > 6months; excessive uncontrolled worry 9. Muscle tension, autonomic hyperactivity, exaggerated startle, difficulty concentrating 10. Intense fear of being criticized by others, persistent fear of humiliation, neg. evaluation of embarrassment in social situation, with drawn from situations or experience intense discomfort 11. Repetitive thoughts (obsessions), repeated activities (compulsions), time consuming may be distressing to individual friends or family members 12. Anxiolytics 13. Sedatives 14. Hypnotics 15. Barbiturates, benzodiazepines, nonbenzodiazepines15....
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