HES 201 Final
Card Set Information
HES 201 Final
ch 8, 10, 11
What is the primary mode of therapy for todays mentally ill?
what chronic psychotic condition is thought to have no known cause
what are characteristics for bi-polar disorder
extreme mania and extreme depressive symptoms
why were barbiturates used in the 1920s to treat mental disorders
to induce sleep
what are the class of drugs that reduce psychotic symptoms without producing drowsiness and sedation?
what disease does the common side effects of anti psychotic meds mimic?
know that ___ work by not breaking down serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine in order to elevate a persons mood
what was the most widely prescribed anti depressant ever marketed?
How do anti depressants work in the brain
there is no single biochemical mechanism to explain the effects of all of these drugs
what in the single most effective treatment for a person suffering from major depression
ECT electro convulsive thearpy
how long does it take before symptoms begin to change for the person taking lithium
lithium is both __ and __ depending on blood level
safe and toxic
know that ___ are required before a person can be committed for treatment against his or her will
what percent of homeless in the us have some sort of mental illness?
what institution holds more mentally ill people than state hospitals
what type of cancer is mostly found in cigg smokers
whats the only source of nicotine
what % of inhaled nicotine is absorbed and how long does it take to reach the brain
90 % and 7 seconds
what is the ld50 for tobacco
what neurotransmitter does nicotine mimic
route of administration for tobacco
cigar contains enough nicotine for how many LDS?
length of time it takes for nicotine to begin to leave the body once you stop smoking
know what the most toxic and addictive drug known is
where are tobacco and caffeine metabolized
in the liver
what the total "smoking attributed mortality" rate is per year in the US
how much nicotine does one cigg contain?
how much caffeine does two cups of coffee contain
10 step process from planting to packaging
(pot heads can grab a real snack after beer pong)
6)Re-dried + Cleaned
9)Blended + Flavored
10)Packaged + Sold
route of administration for caffeine
oldest known stimulants?
what is the unique xanthine found in chocolate
one important therapeutic effects for caffine with regard to migraine headaches
its a vaso constructive
what were coca colas three main ingredients
cocaine, caffeine, extract from the kola nut
which of the xanthines are in tea that aid in the treatment of asthma
otc products that contain caffeine
excedrin and midol
3 symptoms of caffenism
nervousness, irritability, insomnia
list the xanthines
3 sources of caffeine
coffee, tea, soft drinks
3 causes for concern
increased risk of heart disease
can reduce womens chance of becoming pregnant