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Evan Brown ZOO 161 CD 28 September 2011 Activity Nervous System 1) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors SSRIs are used to treat depression, anxiety disorders and personality disorders. A specific SSRI is Citalopram, PAroxetine SSRIs increase the extracellular level of serotonin by stoping reuptake into the presynaptic cell, therefore increasing the serotonin in the synaptic cleft available to the postsynaptic receptor. This would make the individual happier, relaxed and have a better mood. 2) Organophosphate and Carbmate Insecticides 3) Carbamates to Treat Dementia Exelon is considered a cholinesterase inhibitor that increases the amount of a certain substance in the brain that improves thinking and memory. Parkinson’s
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Unformatted text preview: disease can be treated with Carbonates, which help muscles relax and reduce amount of tremors. Potential problems would be a need for a stronger dose (dependency?), and the risk of toxicity creating an overdose in a particular patient. 4) GABA receptors • Inlubitory effect on CNS • In normal conditions, it reduces overstimulation and excess brain activity to keep body in a calm state. • These drugs are used for anxiety and increase the amount of GABA released to make one more calm • Benzodiazepines can be considered “date rape” drugs because high doses of these drugs can cause dizziness drowsiness and unconsciousness. A person can blackout....
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