COMPLETE General Psychology Lecture Notes [Part 14] - 93% on final

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Department
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Course
CAS PS 101
Professor
Maya Rosen
Semester
Fall

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Discussion Notes 10 12/02/2010 Reuptake  (find out) Biological and Psychotherapeutic Treatments Antipsychotic (Neuroleptic) Drugs – Haldol, Thorazine, Risperdal Many block or reduce sensitivity of dopamine receptors Some increased levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that inhibits dopamine activity Can relieve positive symptoms of schizophrenia, but ineffective—or worsen—negative symptoms Antidepressant Drugs (Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa) Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI’s) – Nardil Elevate norepinephrine and serotonin in brain by blocking an enzyme that deactivates these  neurotransmitters Tricyclic Antidepressants – Cymbalta, Elavil and Tofranil Boost norepinephrine and serotonin by preventing reuptake Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s) – Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro, Paxil, and Celexa Boost serotonin by preventing reuptake Herbs such 
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