Unformatted text preview: What other neurotransmitters might be involved in schizophrenia? How do the newer, atypical antipsychotic drugs work? How do they differ from the older drugs? What neurotransmitters do antidepressants typically affect? How do they affect these neurotransmitters? What is the mechanism of action of the MAOI’s? How do SSRI’s work? Why does the increase in norepinephrine and serotonin receptors seen in autopsies of depressed people support the monoamine theory of depression? What is the relationship among serotonin, neurogenesis, and the efficacy of antidepressants? In what circumstances might ECT be used? What drugs are used to treat anxiety disorders? What do benzodiazepines do? What brain structure is implicated in anxiety disorders?...
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- Spring '08
- Schizophrenia, Antidepressant, Antipsychotic, dopamine hypothesis