PSYCH 15 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Sertraline, Antidepressant, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor

46 views4 pages
3 Apr 2017
School
Department
Course
Professor

Document Summary

Disorders of psychological function that require treatment. Diagnoses is guided by dsm-v of american psychiatric association. Refers to the breakdown of integration of emotion, thought and action. A diverse disorder, multiple types exist with varied profiles. Some symptoms: delusions ,hallucinations, odd behavior, incoherent thought, inappropriate affect. Delusions (illusory beliefs, especially persecutory) (of grandeur,they"re important, tswift loves them) Flat affect (no emotion showing in face) Anhedonia (no feeling of enjoyment) - lack of . All possible types, but not necessary to have all of them. Inherit an increased risk for the disorder. Associated with various early insults- infections, autoimmune reactions, toxins, traumatic injury stress. Appears that interference with the normal development of susceptible individuals may lead to development of the disorder. We don"t know what causes it, no common cause. Much of our understanding of schizophrenia is a consequence of the drugs that are able to treat it. Chlorpromazine: calms many agitated schizophrenics and activates many emotionally blunted schizophrenics.

Get access

Grade+
$40 USD/m
Billed monthly
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
10 Verified Answers
Class+
$30 USD/m
Billed monthly
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
7 Verified Answers

Related Documents