Chapter 5 Textbook Notes

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Chapter 5 Textbook Notes Biological Treatments Drug Therapies Antipsychotic Drugs: Reduce symptoms of psychosis (loss of reality, hallucinations, delusions) First was chlorpromazine-type of phenothiazine Phenothiazines and Butyrophenones can produce dangerous side-effects o Sedation, visual disturbances, tardive dyskinesia o Tardive Dyskinesia- involuntary movements of tongue, face, mouth, or jaw Atypical Antipsychotics have less serious effects Antidepressant Drugs Treat symptoms of depression-sadness, low motivation, sleep and appetite disturbance Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) were first developed o Inhibit enzyme monoamine oxidase in brain o Increases neurotransmitters like norepinephrine o Cause throbbing headaches, jaundice, and high blood pressure Tricyclics -thought to inhibit reuptake of neurotransmitters in the brain Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) -zeros in on serotonin o Equally as effective as tricyclics o But people tolerate side effects better (nausea, diarrhea, headache, failure to
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