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antipsychotic pharmacology drugs nursing
antipsychotic pharmacology drugs nursing psych
related to behavior, thought and speech
social withdrawl, lack of emotion, anergia
Treats POSITIVE symptoms
High Potent: (typical)
Not very sedating; Come in long acting monthly injections
Low potent: (typical)
With typical you often need meds to control
Works on both positive and negative symptoms:
Dones and pines:
Atypical or typical?
Good for psychosis
Less neuro than traditional
Dones and Pines (atypical)
Generally sedating, more than dones
More metabolic symptoms
Don't need regular bloodwork
Clonzapine is typical or atypical?
Clonzapine causes what?
May need side affect meds with dones, but with lesser doses.
Positive symptoms add to your personality
Negative symptoms take away from your personality
- Assualtive behavior
- Confusion, disorientation
- Disorganization of speech and behavior
- Bizarre behavior
- Affective flattening
- Attentional impairment
Limited range and intensity of emotional expression
Restricted thought and speech
Lack of initiation of goal directed behavior
Inability to experience pleasure or mamintain social contacts
Inability to mentally focus
Antipsychotic drugs work by blocking receptors of the neurotransmitter_________?
Typical antipsychotics are good at treating target symptoms but with many extrapyramidal side effects.
Clozapine has a lower incidence of EPSE.
Long acting depot injections: