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Flashcards in Neurotransmitters Deck (11):
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Dopamine Functions

Movement and Thought Processes

2

Too Much Dopamine

Schizophrenia

3

Too Little Dopamine

Parkinson's Disease

4

Serotonin Functions

Emotional State and Sleep

5

Serotonin Related Diseases

Depression. Anxiety. OCD

6

Acetylcholine Functions

Learning/Memory and Muscle Contraction

7

Acetylcholine Related Diseases

Alzheimer's Disease. Muscular Disorders

8

GABA Functions

Inhibition of Brain Activity

9

GABA Related Diseases

Anxiety

10

Endorphins Functions

Pain Perception

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Endorphins Related Diseases

Opiate Addiction (Pain Killing Drugs)