L7 Physical Therapies

L7 Physical Therapies - Physical (physiological) Therapies...

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Physical (physiological) Therapies Drugs Shock therapies Psychosurgery Electrode implantation Genetic engineering
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How drugs work Pre-synaptic Neuron Post-synaptic Neuron Transmitter substance Transmitter reuptake Receptor site Blocked site
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Physical (physiological) Therapies DRUGS Antipsychotic Drugs (major tranquilizers, neuroleptics) Typical (Thorazine, Haldol) Dopamine-based Effective against positive symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, language abnormalities. Bad side effects include motor disorders, the most severe of which is Tardive Dyskenesia.
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Physical (physiological) Therapies Atypical Antipsychotics (Clozapine, Olanzapin) Not dopamine-based. Claim to be effective against both positive and negative symptoms (emotional flattening, withdrawal, apathy) No motor disorders, but some (Clozaril) can cause white blood cell disorders (1% of cases).
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Physical (physiological) Therapies DRUGS Antidepressive drugs MAO inhibitors (Nardil)
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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