Motivation and Work

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Motivation and Work
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2012-03-14 07:08:48
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Chapters 55, 36-39
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  1. The Biomedical Theories
    • biomedical therapy-prescribed medicaitions or procedures, act directly on patient's nervous system
    • --drugs, electroconvulsive shocks, magnetic impulses, psychosurgery
  2. Drug Therapies
    psychopharmacology-study of drug effects on mind and behavior

    • Antipsychotic Drugs:
    • dampen responsiveness to irrelevent stimuli
    • --most helpful to positive symptoms of schizo
    • --chlorpromazine
    • long term use of these drugs can result in tardive dyskinesia, involuntary movements of facial muscles, tongue, limbs
    • atypical antipsychotics target dopamine and seratonin receptors
    • --helps alleviate negative symptoms of schizo

    • Antianxiety Drugs
    • antiaxiety agents depress central nervous system activity

    • Antidepressant Drugs
    • increases availability of nonepinephrine or erotonin, neurotransmitters that elevate arousal adn mood
    • or vice versa
    • SSRI's-Selective-Seratonin-Reuptake-Inhibitors
    • Mood Stabilizing Medications
    • -LITHIUM
  3. Brain Stimulation
    Electroconvulsive Therapy

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