Mental Health

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  1. What is DBT?
    Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

    • DBT is essentially a skill-based therapy, offering more practical and effective coping techniques. DBT uses a cognitive behavioural approach and includes a
    • strong emphasis on acceptance of the person as they are, combined with the expectation that current behaviours need to change
  2. What are the groups of antidepressents?
    • TCAs Tricyclics ie Amitriptyline
    • SSRIs Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors ie Citalopram
    • SSNRIs Selective Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors ie Venlafaxine
    • MAOIs Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors ie Phenalzine
  3. Name some antipsychotic drugs?
    • Haloperidol
    • For Atypical symptoms Aripiprazole, Olanzapine, Clozapine, Risperidone
  4. What medications would work for organic states such as Dementia?
    • Donepezil
    • Rivastigime
    • Galantamine
  5. Name pharmalogical therapies?
    • Mood stabilisers
    • Anti depressents
    • Antipsychotics
  6. What drugs would be used for alcohol and drug disorders?
    • Withdrawal - Think cramping Benzodiazepines, Clonidine & Buscopan
    • Maintenance - Think reduction of craving Buprenorphine, Methadone, Naltrexone, Acamprosate
  7. What type of drugs are used to treat anxiety states and insomnia?
    Anxilytics and Hypnotics ie Benzodiazepine, Beta blockers, Buspirone, Zopiclone
  8. Whay does CBT mean?
    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    The therapy is based around helping you understand, manage and change your thoughts (cognitions) and actions (behaviour).
  9. Name some Mood Stabilisers?
    • Lithium
    • Sodium Valproate
    • Carbamazepine
    • X-Lamotrigine
  10. What is another name for Antiparkinson drugs?
    Anticholinergic ie Benhexol & Benztropine
  11. What type of drugs are used to manage Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?
    Psychostimulants such as Dexamphetamine and Methylphenidate
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