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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor

Serotonin: A Classic Neurotransmitter Linked with Many Disorders Serotonin has a range of influences on the neurological and physiological function of the body. It has a significant influence on sensitivity to pain, emotionality, and a behavioral response to positive and negative consequences. Serotonin, along with other major neurotransmitters, is also linked with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. Serotonin, or HT-5, also has an effect on sleep, eating patterns, and thermoregulation...

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The Current State of Empirical Support for the Pharmacological Treatment of Selective Mutism

the Pharmacological Treatment of Selective Mutism” The article, “The Current State of Empirical Support for the Pharmacological Support of Selecive Mutism”, identifies a specific psychological disorder which is called selective mutism. Selective mutism is a rare disorder which occurs during childhood which inhibits a child’s ability to speak in an uncomfortable environment. This environment for such instances most commonly occurs in school classrooms. Selective mutism typically impact children...

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A critical evaluation of how the biological basis of major depression can be explained by examining the pharmacological actions of antidepressant drugs

of people that commit suicide have some form of depression (Barlow, 2005). It has been proposed that the causes of major depression include biological, psychological and social factors (Santrock, 2007), with most biological theories focusing on serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine, the monoamine chemicals present in the brain that assist communication between nerve cells. There are several forms of treatment for major depression, such as psychotherapy and antidepressants. In people with mild to...

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Ocd Treatment

treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, medication is still an efficient way to treat OCD. Selective Serotin Reputake Inhibitors (SSRI’s) are antidepressants but they are used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by increasing the concentration and activity of serotin, which plays a key role in OCD. Some types of SSRI’s are Celexa, Lexapro, Prozac, Luvox, Paxil, and Zolofit. Selective Serotonin Reputake Inhibitors are proven to be the most effective way for treating children and teens with Obsessive...

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when taking medications that can cause a higher risk of bleeding. These prescription medications consist of aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (called NSAIDs), warfarin (COUMADIN®), heparin, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), and other medicines to help prevent or treat blood clots. Tell the doctor about all medicines taking, including any over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. According to Physician...

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Depression: Informative Speech

cause depression. It can take up to 4-6 weeks before any results are seen and sometimes a combination of mediations are needed. The 2 most common types are: i. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) which you have probably heard of as Zoloft, Prozac, or Paxil. Next ii. Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) which you may have heard of as Pristiq, Cymbalta or Effexor, though they are a more recent addition to the antidepressants. Then we have, iii. Even stronger...

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to have bipolar disorder in common. Studies have shown that certain brain chemicals called neurotransmitters play an important role in regulating moods and emotions. Neurotransmitters involved in depression include nor epinephrine, dopamine, and serotonin. Studies have also suggested a relationship between neurotransmitter levels and depression. An imbalance of hormones may also play a role in depression. Many depressed people have higher than normal levels of hydrocortisone (cortical), a hormone...

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Unipolar Depression

norepinephrine and serotonin. Norepinephrine and serotonin have been linked to unipolar depressions if an individual shows to have low activity with these two chemicals. The biological treatments for unipolar depression are antidepressant drugs and electroconvulsive therapy. There are three different types of antidepressant drugs that can be prescribed to an individual suffering from unipolar depression: MAO inhibitors, tricycliks, and second generation antidepressants. The MAO inhibitors slow the production...

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Informative Speech

psychiatric hospitalization if your hoarding is severe viii. Have periodic visits or ongoing treatment to help you keep healthy habits B. Medications- The most common types of medication given are antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like Paxil. Conclusion 1. I have briefly described what hoarding is as well as the signs and symptoms .and treatment for hoarding. 2. Next time you drive by what seems only to be a clutter house in all reality...

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Teen Eating Disorders

psychodynamic therapy: counselling that focuses on how a person’s personality and life experiences influence their current thoughts, feelings, relationships and behaviour medication: for example, some types of antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be used to treat anorexia nervosa There is a range of other healthcare services that can help, such as support and self-help groups, and personal and telephone counselling services....

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