Flashcards in General 6 Deck (50):
relationship between Ach and aggression
prevalence of Alzheimer's after age 85
gender with greater prevalence for Alzheimer's?
how does 2-PAM work in organophosphate poisoning
pralidoxime accelerates reactivate of the inhibited AchE; atropin counteracts muscarinic effects
biomarker for pathological gambling?
decreased MHPG levels; decreased platelet MAO activity
pregnancy class of benzos?
sleepwalking and sleep terrors - which stage of sleep?
slow wave sleep
animal studies: no risk. No human studies available.
animal studies: risk. No human studies available
essential tremor prevalence
higher in men and whites
essential tremor tx
primidone and beta blockers; rare: stereotactic thalamotomy
demyelination of corpus callous in alcoholics
Marchiafava Bignami dz
hypothalamus to anterior pituitary
substantia nigra to basal ganglia
VTA to frontal cortex
VTA to nucleus accumbens
tx for stiff person syndrome
SSRIs with most intense GI sx
sertraline and fluvoxamine (5-HT3)
person who defined five personality types of Western society
person who coined term self actualization
person who studied object relations and borderline personality
risk of fetal alcohol syndrome for drinking mothers?
best known for his work on the interpersonal theory (relationships) over drives
Harry Stack Sullivan
blended genetic model with influence of social environment
family theorist: psychoeducational
Carol Anderson and William McFarlane
family theorist: behavioral
Robert Liberman and Lawrence Weathers
family theorist: narrative
Michael White and David Epston
family theorist: systemic
Mara Selvini Palazolli and Luigi Boscolo
SSRI most likely to cause sedation
SSRI most likely to causes EPS
how long do tics last in Tourette's?
1 year (and onset before 18)
Lambert Eaton assoc with this
small cell lung CA
which problem is associated with conduction aphasia
lesion of internal arcuate fasciculus
lateral geniculate nucleus
ventral posteromedial nucleus
ventral posterolateral nucleus
leg and arm sensory
ventral lateral nucleus
medical geniculate nucleus
who developed therapy where doc is a critic?
who developed therapy where doc is a teacher
who developed therapy where therapist acts as a doctor
who developed therapy where therapist acts as an empathic helper
dx criteria for bulimia
binging 1x/week x 3 months
part of brain for sensory integration
length of time assoc with delusional disorder
FDA approved for social phobia
paroxetine, sertraline, venlafaxine XR