antipsychotics.txt

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antipsychotics.txt
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  1. Antipsychotics
    Dopamine
  2. Positive Symptoms:
    related to behavior, thought and speech
  3. Negative Symptoms:
    social withdrawl, lack of emotion, anergia
  4. Treats POSITIVE symptoms
    Typical
  5. High Potent: (typical)
    Not very sedating; Come in long acting monthly injections
  6. Low potent: (typical)
    more sedative
  7. With typical you often need meds to control symptoms.
  8. Works on both positive and negative symptoms:
    Atypical
  9. Dones and pines:
    Atypical or typical?
    Atypical
  10. Good for psychosis
    Less neuro than traditional
    • Dones and Pines (atypical)
  11. Generally sedating, more than dones

    More metabolic symptoms

    Don't need regular bloodwork
    • Pines (atypical)
  12. Clonzapine is typical or atypical?
    atypical
  13. Clonzapine causes what?
    agranulocytosis
  14. May need side affect meds with dones, but with lesser doses.
  15. Positive symptoms add to your personality
    Negative symptoms take away from your personality
  16. Positive Symptoms:
    • - Agitation
    • - Assualtive behavior
    • - Confusion, disorientation
    • - Delusions
    • - Hallucinations
    • - Disorganization of speech and behavior
    • - Bizarre behavior
  17. Negative Symptoms:
    • - Affective flattening
    • - Alogia
    • - Avolition/apathy
    • - Anhedonia/asociality
    • - Attentional impairment
    • - Anorexia
  18. Limited range and intensity of emotional expression
    Affective flattenting
  19. Restricted thought and speech
    Alogia
  20. Lack of initiation of goal directed behavior
    Avolition/Apathy
  21. Inability to experience pleasure or mamintain social contacts
    Anhedonia/Asociality
  22. Inability to mentally focus
    Attentional impairment
  23. Antipsychotic drugs work by blocking receptors of the neurotransmitter_________?
    Dopamine
  24. Typical antipsychotics are good at treating target symptoms but with many extrapyramidal side effects.
    Clozapine has a lower incidence of EPSE.
  25. Long acting depot injections:
    • Prolixin (typical)
    • Haldol (typical)
    • Risperidone (atypical)
    • Paliperidone (atypical)

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