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138.Which drug enhances the benefits of exposure therapy and helps relieve the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder?Page 28
139.Unpleasant withdrawal symptoms following the discontinued use of an antianxiety drug are indicative of140.Increasing the availability of norepinephrine and serotonin helps relieve depression because these neurotransmitters141.Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil are called142.Selective-serotonin-reuptake-inhibitors are prescribed to143.SSRIs work by
144.Alex feels so hopeless and depressed that he has recently thought about taking his own life. The drug most likely to prove beneficial to him is145.Dual-action antidepressant drugs work by increasing the availability of146.Researchers are exploring the possible use of quicker-acting antidepressants such as ketamine, which blocks receptor sites for the neurotransmitter147.Antidepressant drugs have been found to be less effective than originally thought in large part because patient improvement often results from both natural recovery and148.Lithium has been found to be especially effective in the treatment of
149.Mr. McCardle's excessive feelings of helplessness and despondency are periodically interrupted by episodes in which he experiences extreme feelings of personal power and agrandiose optimism about his future. Which drug would most likely be prescribed to alleviate his symptoms?