Ch17_Psych100_Fall2010_JRF_1of2 - DD Outline Drugs: how do...

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Outline Drugs: how do they work? What is social cognition? How we think about: ourselves others others’ acts objects mates Announcement s Graded Quiz 8 (chs 15-16) on Compass Wed-Thurs READ THE BoOk! Do your Subject Pool hours! (+ Assn 4) Final exam: Mon Dec 13 th 8am-11am in 180 Bevier conflict form due Dec. 1 st DD
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(3) Psychoactive Drugs: 4 main classes Neuroleptics (aka antipsychotics) reduce hallucinations, delusions, disordered speech/thought side effects: motor , weight gain Antidepressants effective, but slow onset (weeks) side effects: MAOI < TCA < SSRI Lithium mood stabilizer, slow onset side effects: overdose = coma, death Anxiolytics reduce anxiety, fast-acting (benzodiazepines) 16.20
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(3) Psychoactive Drugs: How do they work? Neuroleptics/Antipsychotics Dopamine Receptor ANTAGONIST 16.23
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Axon (Presynaptic neuron) Dendrite (Postsynaptic     neuron) Neurotransmitter molecules Receptors Dopamine
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Axon (Presynaptic neuron) Dendrite (Postsynaptic     neuron) Neurotransmitter molecules Receptors Dopamine Neuroleptics dopamine receptor antagonists
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(3) Psychoactive Drugs: How do they work? Neuroleptics/Antipsychotics Dopamine Receptor ANTAGONIST Antidepressants SSRIs: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors ex: Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa 16.23
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M ood Disorders . Major Depressive Disorder P.E.T.: Positron Emission Tomography (type of brain scan) Serotonin: neurotransmitter
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How do they work? asdasd
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Grison during the Fall '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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