Flashcards in Psych Meds Deck (8)
____ are a type of organic compound, including the neurotransmitters that are further divided into subgroups called catecholamines and indolamines and many different drugs and food substances
____ is an enzyme that destroyed monamines
Monoamine oxidase (MAO)
____ are drugs that increase concentrations of monoamines by inhibiting the action of MAO
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
____, ____, and ____ are all neurotransmitters divided into the subgroup catecholamines.
norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine
____ preferentially block the reuptake and thus the destruction of serotonin.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
____ is a neurotransmitter that is divided into the subgroup indolamines.
2 major neurotransmitters involved in depression.
Serotonin and Norepinephrine