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Prozac
SSRI
Celexa
SSRI
Lexapro
SSRI
Paxil
SSRI
Zoloft
SSRI
where does norepinephrine come from in the brain?
locus cereleus
where does dopamine come from in the brain?
substantia nigra
where does serotonin come from in the brain?
dorsal raphe nucleus of the rostral pons
what parts of the brain degenerate in Parkinson's?
locus cereleus
substantia nigra
dorsal raphe nucleus of the rostral pons
3 major vegetative signs of depression?
lack of sleep
lack of appetite
lack of libido
Remeron
SSRI/NRI
Effexor
SSRI/NRI
Cymbalta
SSRI/NRI
why are beta blockers given with ECT?
during ECT, pt will have a parasympathetic response and compensatory sympathetic response. this stops the symp response?
what is ECT a treatment for?
major depression with psychotic features
treatment for mania
lithium
what is SPECT?
single photon emission computed tomography

shows blood flow to brain and is a reflection of neuronal activity in diff areas of the brain
what is pick's disease
a frontotemporal dementia
pick's is a lobar degenerative disorder affecting the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain

behavioral problems
cognitive problems

parietal lobes dont degenerate