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antipsych, depress, anxiety outline

antipsych, depress, anxiety outline - bereavement/major...

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Antispsychotics/sedative-hypnotics: Schizophrenia – general definition of the disorder, three types of symptoms FGAs – high/med/low potency, differences in EPS, orthostatic hypotension, sedation, and anticholinergic effects. Table 31-3 gives good summary. Know description and differences in 4 different EPS. Only discussed low and high-potency prototypes. Compare SGAs – EPS less likely, but significant metabolic effects, know what’s on the slide for Clozaril (agranulocytosis – monitoring?) Benzos/barbs – study by comparison (MOA, dangers, uses, etc) ambien – the one benzo-like we discussed. Antidepressants/Antianxiety: Depression – just recognize those two top symptoms, at least 2 weeks, not after a
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Unformatted text preview: bereavement/major loss. Concept of increased suicide risk when starting meds, best outcomes from meds & psychotherapy, delayed response – common for all classes of meds. For each class: MOA, uses, adverse effects, the important interactions. TCAs: most important interaction is c MAOIs. SSRIs: c MAOI, danger of serotonin synd, may displace warfarin. MAOIs: CNS stimulation, hypotension at normal doses, interactions with TCAs and SSRIs, tyramine (don’t need to memorize foods) Know serotonin syndrome. Know two slides on Buspar. Anxiety disorders – know a one-sentence summary of the disorders, which type(s) of drug(s) are used for the disorders?...
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  • Fall '10
  • Smith
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Antidepressant, Orthostatic hypotension, Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor, different EPS, high-potency prototypes

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