Neurobiogical and Group Theory.docx - Neurobiological and Group Theory 1 Compare the neurobiological theory to the psychodynamic interpersonal

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Neurobiological and Group Theory 1.Compare the neurobiological theory to the psychodynamic, interpersonalhumanistic and cognitive theories. 2.Explain the relationships between human behavior and neurotransmitters. 3.Describe the influence of growth and developmental factors onneurotransmitter levels. 4.State the major classifications of psychiatric medications. 5. I dentify the actions and indications for pharmacological agents. Antianxiety medications reduce anxiety symptoms by altering levels of two important neurotransmitters in the brain, norepinephrine and serotonin. The more GABA you have then the more sedated you are. Benzos bind to the brain very much like our normal GABA does. They enhance GABA
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Benzodiazepines a. Diazepam (Valium) b. Lorazepam (Ativan) c. Alprazolam (Xanax) d. Midazolam (Versed) Antidepressant medications are mood enhancers Tricyclics (TCAs) a. Imipramine (Tofranil) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) a. Citalopram (Celexa) b. Escitalopram (Lexapro) c. Fluoxetine (Prozac) d. Sertraline (Zoloft) e. Paroxetine (Paxil) Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRI) a. Buporopion (Wellbutrin) b. Duloxetine (Cymbalta) c. Venlafaxine (Effexor) Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI) a. Phenelzine (Nardil) b. Tranylcypromine (Parnate) Antipsychotic medications are used to treat schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and psychotic depressions. First generation (trypical) a. High-potency drugs i. Fluphenazine (Prolixin) ii. Haloperidol (Halidol) b. Moderate-potency drug i. Perphenazine c. Low-potency drugs i. Chlorpomazine (Thorazine) ii. Thioridazine Second generation (Atypical) a. Aripiprazole (Abilify) b. Clozapine (Clozaril) c. Lurasidone (Latuda)
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  • Winter '15
  • Craig,B
  • Nursing, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Antidepressant, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake, monoamine oxidase inhibitors

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