Antonio, Javy, Joe, Chanya-Antidepressants

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I: An Examination of Antidepressants and their Effect on the Body By Antonio Duran, Joe Masco, Javy Rodriguez, Chanya Winograd
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What is Depression? Who does depression affect? What are the symptoms? Different types of depression How does one clinically diagnose depression?
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Biological Causes of Depression Limbic System Regulates emotions, physical and sexual drive, and stress response
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Biological Causes of Depression (Continued) Neurotransmitters and Neurons How do Neurons work? Neurotransmitter s associated with depression
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Endocrine System Cortisol Biological Causes of Depression (Continued)
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Serotonin Depression drugs: boost serotonin levels or sensitivity Low serotonin = SAD
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Unformatted text preview: High serotonin = HAPPY! SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reputake Inhibitors) & Prozac Blocks the reuptake of serotonin by nerve cells in the brain Leaves more serotonin available (improves our mood) MAOIs (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors) Nardil Prevent the breakdown of serotonin in the body Downside: React negatively with other foods & drugs Excess causes Serotonin syndrome (can be fatal) PHARMA-DRAMA! Rivalry: Threats of New Entrants Bargaining Power of Buyers/Suppliers The Threats of Substitutes Negatives vs. Positives Reasons some are anti-antidepressants Non-depression uses for antidepressants...
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