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Unformatted text preview: the mesostrial system (motor control; affected in Parkinsons disease) the mesolimbocorticol system (reward)-Mesolimbocortical system Reward and motivation Serotonin-Control of sleep states, mood, anxiety, and many other functions-Drugs that increase 5-HT activity are effective antidepressants (e.g., SSRIs like Prozac)-LSD, PCP, psilocybin, mescaline, MDMA all mimic 5HT Endorphins-Pain reduction-Reward (mimic opiate drugs such as morphine and OxyContin) Oxytocin-social bounding & love?-released during reproductive activities-affect emotions...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PSC 1 taught by Professor Prokosch during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '08