Unit 6 .txt

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Unit 6 .txt
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Chapter 6 of the Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians Text by Moscou/Snipe
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  1. Adjunct
    Drug used to compliment the effects of other drugs
  2. Bipolar Disorder
    Sudden mood swings between depression and periods of insomnia, racing thoughts, distractibility or increased goal-directed behaviour
  3. Enuresis
    Bedwetting or uncontrollable urination during sleep
  4. Major Depression
    Persistant feelings of sadness, emptiness or hopelessness that presists for several weeks
  5. Mood Disorder
    Affective disorder involving a change in emotional behaviour
  6. Depression Affects
    • 1) Self-esteem
    • 2) Mood
    • 3) Thoughts
    • 4) Eating Habits
    • 5) Sleeping
  7. Three Types of Depression
    • 1) Major Depression (clinical)
    • 2) Bipolar Disorder
    • 3) Dysthymia (less severe)
  8. Drug Treatment Aims To...
    Restore depleted neurotransmitters to normal levels
  9. Important Neurotransmitters
    • 1) Norepinephrine - NE
    • 2) Serotonin - 5-HT
    • 3) Dopamine - DA (5 types)
  10. Depression Drug Treatments;
    • 1) Tricyclic Antidepressants
    • 2) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI's)
    • 3) Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
    • 4) 2nd & 3rd Generations Antidepressants

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