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Alzheimer: NT changes

Decreased ACh, increased glutamate

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Anxiety: NT changes

Increased NE, decreased GABA, 5-HT

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Depression: NT changes

Decreased NE, decreased 5-HT, dopamine

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Huntington disease: NT changes

Decreased GABA, ACh, increased DA

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Parkinson dz: NT changes

Decreased DA, increased ACh

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Schizophrenia: NT canges

Increased DA

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Dementia:anzapine reversible causes

Hypothyroidism, depression, B12 deficiency, NPH

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Depression: Sleep changes

Decreased slow-wave sleep, REM latency, increased REM early in sleep cycle, increased total REM sleep, repeated nighttime awakenings, early-morning wakening

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Difference between malingering and factitious disorder

Former ceases after gains are made

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three types of personality disorders

Weird, wild, worrying

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SE: olanzapine, clozapine, risperidone

Weight gain; weight gain, agranulcytosis, seizure; prolactinemia (irregular menstration and fertlity issues); all prolong QT interval

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Typical psychotic clinical indications

schizophrenia, psychosis, mania, Tourette

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Atypical antipsychotics clinical indications

Same as typical; but also negative symptoms of schizophrenia, bipolra disorder, depression, OCD, anxiety disorder

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NMS FEVER

Fever, encephalopathy, vitals unstable, enzymes (increased myglobinuria), rigidity of muscles

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Diuretic associated with Li toxicity

Thiazide diuretics

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Buspirone MOA

Stimulates 5-HT-1a receptors, rx for GAD with no sedation, addiction, or tolerance; need 1-2 weeks to take effect; no interaction with alcohol

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Buproprione unique characteristics

Atypical antidepressant: no sexual side effects, seizures in anorexic/bulemic patients

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Mirtazapine unique characteristics

Atypical antidepressant: Sedation, increased appetite (better for weight gain), dry mouth

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Trazodone

Atypical antidepressant: sedation (good for insomnia), priaprism