All of the conventional antipsychotic drugs can cause serious movement disorders called
The term ________ refers only to the size of the dose needed to elicit a given response. It has nothing to do with the maximal effect a drug can produce.
Typically the patient with acute dystonia develops _______________________, ____________________, and
severe spasm of the muscles of the tongue, face, neck, or back
Initial treatment consists of
__________________ medication administration for severe spasm of the muscle of the tongue, face, neck or back
oculogyric crisis; opisthotonos; anticholinergic
Neuroleptic-induced parkinsonism is treated with some of the drugs used for Parkinson’s disease. However, ______________ must not be used because it will counteract the beneficial effects of antipsychotic treatment.
________________ is characterized by pacing and squirming brought on by an uncontrollable need to
be in motion
The three drugs used to suppress symptoms of Akathisia include _____________, __________, and _______________.
beta blockers, benzodiazepines, anticholinergics
What is characterized by involuntary choreoathetoid movements of the tongue and face.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is characterized by _________________, _________, and
“lead-pipe” rigidity, sudden high fever, autonomic instability
Death can result from ___________,
_________, and __________________.
it does not cause sedation, it has no abuse potential, it does not intensify the effects of central nervous
system (CNS) depressants
Patients taking buspirone should be cautioned
against consuming which type of food
is a condition characterized by anxiety about being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult or embarrassing or in which help might be unavailable in the event that a panic attack should occur.
Behavioral therapy is probably more important in the treatment of ___________ than for any other
Which class of drugs can benefit patients with performance anxiety?
Buspirone levels can be increased by which two drugs?