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Lecture 6

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB64H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Semester
Winter

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Human BrainLecture 6Psychiatric Disorders Schizophreniavery debilitatingo hallucinationsdelusionso affective disorderspersons is extremely depressedmaniac depressed vs maniacare not separate disease much more complicated than thato delusionsplotting against them o poor performance on frontal lobe taskfunction o poor performance on tests of verbal and nonverbal memory o other neurological tests show their brain function is normal o enlarged ventricles and lighter brains may be to tranquilizers o 1 prevalence 1015parentssiblingsparents of a schizo patient will also be schizo o dizygotic twins1015monozygotic twins4075genetic predisposition is there but there are other factors as well not 100 o 912 siblings still schizowhen monozygotic twins separated at birtho most used in the early days phenothiazines classchlorpromazine block receptor site for all monoamines biogenicaminesdopamine norepherine seretonin o the most effective treatmentsdopamine antagonistso drugs that stimulate the do
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