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B)Valium.C)Thorazine.D)Librium.183.Drugs that diminish psychotic symptoms are called:184.Neuroleptic medications are also referred to as:Page 37
185.Reserpine and chlorpromazine have both been used to treat symptoms associated with:186.Reserpine and chlorpromazine diminish psychotic symptoms by _____ brain levels of theneurotransmitter called _____.A)increasing; GABAB)decreasing; GABAC)increasing; dopamineD)decreasing; dopamine187.Jennie's husband was hospitalized and treated with antipsychotic medications for his symptoms of schizophrenia. Because she was worried about his symptoms, Jennie confronted the psychiatrist who was treating her husband. "This is completely unacceptable," she said. "My husband shuffles around this ward like he is a zombie. He jerks and twitches for no apparent reason, the expression on his face hardly ever changes,and he's becoming more withdrawn and apathetic." Which of the following medications was most likely being used to treat Jennie's husband?188.After Rick was hospitalized for almost two months for a severe episode of schizophrenia,it was apparent that he was not responding to Thorazine, Stelazine, or any of the other typical antipsychotic medications. The psychiatrist suggested to Rick's family that Rick's symptoms might improve if:189.The first antipsychotic medications:
190.The first antipsychotic medications came into widespread use in the 1950s and 1960s, which resulted in:A)a dramatic decline in the number of people who were hospitalized for mental disorders.B)new laws requiring the shutdown of almost all state mental hospitals.C)a surge in the number of people who were hospitalized for mental disorders.