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1

Induce catecholamines at the synaptic cleft, esp. NE and dopamine

CNS stimulants (methylphenidate)

2

Block dopamine D2 receptors (increase cAMP)

Typical antipsychotics

3

Stimulates 5-HT1A receptors

Buspirone

4

5-HT-specific reuptake inhibitors

SSRIs

5

Inhibit 5-HT and NE reuptake

SNRIs

6

Block reuptake of NE and 5-HT

TCAs (how different from SNRIs?)

7

Increases levels of amino neurotransmitters (NE, 5-HT, dopamine)

MAO inhibitors

8

Increases NE and dopamine via unknown mechanism

Buproprion

9

alpha2-antagonist (increased release of NE and 5-HT) and potent 5-HT2 and 5-HT3 receptor antagonist

Mirtazapine

10

Primarily blocks 5-HT2 and alpha1-adrenergic receptors

Trazodone