Flashcards in Biological Basis of Behavior-Neurons, Neurotransmitters, and Medications Deck (244)
What are the 3 parts of a neuron?
What is the "receiving body" of a neuron?
What is the "sending body" of a neuron?
Which part of the neuron contains DNA?
When a cell is at rest, what chemical is contained outside the cell?
When a cell is at rest, what chemical is contained inside the cell?
Enhances the effect of the neurotransmitter
Inhibits the effect of the neurotransmitter
What does acetylcholine control?
Acetylcholine is most prevalent in which brain structure?
Alzheimer's suggests a deficit of which neurotransmitter?
What are the 2 chatecholamines?
Dopamine and Norepinephrine
What does Dopamine control?
Most street drugs mimic which neurotransmitter?
The __________________ Hypothesis of Schizophrenia suggests that Schizophrenia results from an increase of this neurotransmitter
Traditional antipsychotics work in what way?
Dopamine antagonsist that block dopamine post-synaptic receptors
2nd Generation antipsychotics act on which two neurotransmitters?
Dopamine and Serotonin
Parkison's is due to too little of which neurotransmitter?
What drug is typically used to treat Parkinson's?
What does L-Dopa do?
Norepinephrine is involved in?
Too little norepinephrine can result in?
Too much norephinephrine can result in?
Serotonin is involved in?
Dysregulation of Serotonin can result in?
What are the 3 Amino Acids?
What effect does GABA have?
Anxiety is linked to a deficiency of what neurotransmitter?
What do GABA agonists treat?