Antipsychotic agents

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Anonymous
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Antipsychotic agents
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2014-04-02 17:46:49
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Antipsychotics
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Neurosis, Phobias, Psychosis and Schizophrenia
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  1. What is Neurosis?
    A mental disorder arising from stress or anxiety in enviroment

    No loss to contact with reality
  2. What is Phobia?
    Irrational fear of something
  3. What is Psychosis?
    A chronic psychotic disorder

    Retreat from reality

    Delusions and hallucinations
  4. What is Schizophrenia?
    Same as Psychosis
  5. What is the MOA?
    Block Dopamine(D2) receptors in the dopamine pathways of the brain
  6. What are the adverse reactions?
    Sedation

    ANTICHOLINERGIC reactions

    Postural hypotension

    Depression

    Nonereversible bone marrow depression

    Dystonia and akathisia

    Pseudoparkinsonism

    Hyperglycemia

    Amenorrhea

    excessive tanning
  7. What are the special conciderations?
    Takes 6 to 12 wks to work

    Discontinuation may lead to relapse of symptoms
  8. Name 5 most prescribed antipsychotics
    Aripiprazole

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