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  • Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI): A Case Study

    symptoms of depression such as a decline in energy‚ loss of interest in enjoyable activities‚ unintentional weight loss‚ and sadness (Jackson and Cates‚ 2016). An appropriate first line medication that could be prescribed is a specific serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) (Jackson and Cates‚ 2016). These medications usually require tapering when starting and stopping the medication. (Jackson and Cates‚ 2016). Furthermore‚ SSRIs are less sedating than many other antidepressants making the class a good

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  • Serotonin: a Classic Neurotransmitter Linked with Many Disorders

    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

    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder in which patients have intrusive thoughts that lead them to do repetitive behaviors to ease their anxiety. Treatment options for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy‚ medication‚ and Psychotherapy can help the person suffering by reducing the frequency of compulsive behaviors. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy‚ also known as CBT‚ is an effective way for treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. CBT is the training of a patient’s

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  • TruthinAdsEliquis

    Truth in Ads: Eliquis Truth in Ads: ELIQUIS (apixaban) ELIQUIS (apixaban) is a blood thinner used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood-clots in people who have atrial fibrillation (Afib). Afib is an irregular heartbeat‚ but it can cause blood clots to form. This can result in a stroke according to Eliquis.com (2014). ELIQUIS can play an important role for patients with Afib not caused by a heart valve problem. ELIQUIS can’t regulate irregular heart or treat people who are symptomatic; it can reduce

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  • Superstition Essay

    English Composition Dr. Linfoot 30 September 2010 Worried Sick Believe it or not most of us are affected by some form of anxiety in our everyday life. Weather it is being shy when talking in front of a large audience or worrying about a big paper you have to write for your English class. These are both common forms of anxiety related issues. Though neither is very severe both can be attributed to a manifestation of anxiety. It is believed that it is normal for everyone to experience

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  • Ssri Drug Fact Info

    PSYCHOACTIVE MEDICATION CLASSIFICATION Student Name__________________________ Clinical Instructor___________________________________ PSYCHOACTIVE MEDICATION CLASSIFICATION: __Selective Seratonin Reuptake Inhibitors___________________________________ Uses in Mental Health | | Therapeutic Actions Expected to be Observed | Should relieve symptoms of major depressive disorder such as ability to once again find pleasure in relationships and daily activities‚ relief from hypersomnia or insomnia

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  • 154360275 Psych 575 Neurotransmitter Ch

    SSRI Discussion Forum: Anticholinergic drug which reduce acetylcholine action. Retrieved from www.network54.com Perez‚ E.‚ and Zieve‚ D Selective Serotonin reuptake inhibitors|drugs.com. (2000-2013). Retrieved from http://www.drugs.com/drug-class/ssri-antidepressants.html Sheth‚ K.‚ and Zieve‚ D SSRIs: Myths and facts about selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. (1996-2013). Retrieved from http://www.medterms.com/scritp/main/art.asp?articlekey=10864 Stocker‚ S Waymire‚ J. (1997). Acetylcholine neurotransmission

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  • Disorders (Psychology)

    Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI’s)‚ which prevents the breakdown of monoamine transmitters‚ increasing their availability. This allows more space for hormones such as dopamine and serotonin (“happy hormones”) in the synapses‚ so more are absorbed by the body. However‚ MAOI’s aren’t favoured by clinicians due to their high risk of side effects. A more commonly used type of antidepressant is Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s)‚ which work by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin by the presynaptic

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