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3rd person auditory hallucinations

Schizophrenia

2

Dopamine pathway involved in prolactin release

Tuberoinfundibular

3

Dopamine pathway involved in extrapyramidal movement

Nigrostriatal

4

Dopamine pathway involved in pleasure and reward

Mesolimbic

5

Major side effect of clozapine

Agranulocytosis

6

Which antipsychotic causes the most weight gain?

Olanzapine

7

Rx for extra-pyramidal side effects

Procyclidine

8

Area of brain involved in normal response to threat

Amygdala

9

Cut-offs for learning disability

Borderline: 70-80
Mild: 50-69
Mod: 35-49
Sev: 20-34
Profound: below 20

10

Beck's triad

-ve feelings about
self
world
future

11

Time period of delirium tremens

Between 48 and 72 hours

12

Which antidepressant carries risk of hypertensive crisis?

MAOi

13

SSRI contraindicated in cardiac patients

Paroxetine