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Acetylcholine (Ach)
functions?
too much is associated w/ what sx?
with what 2 diseases is it associated?
Functions:
muscle contraction
memory
REM sleep
sleep-wake cycle

Too Little:
depression
OCD
suicide
PTSD
aggression

Too much:
schizophrenia
alzheimers
circadian rhythms

D/O's
Alzheimers
Myesthenia Gravis
Think of it's functions (leaning, LTP, memory and the D/O it's assoc. w/ - alzheimers) also REM, sleep
functions: crass!
Cr A S
lots of psych d/o
Serotonin (5-HT)
What functions does is regulate?
With what disorders/problems is it associated?
What effect of DA does it mediate?
Regulates:
mood
hunger
temperature
aggression
sleep-wake cycle
maths
mood
aggression
tempreature
hunger
sleep
Dopamine (Da)
functions
too much is associated w/?
too little is associated w/?
Functions:
in Limbic System, increases in DA mediate reinforcing effects of
nicotine
etoh
cocaine
opiates

D/O's
Too much:
schizophrenia
Tourette's

Too Little:
Parkinson's
2 d/o for too much
1 d/o for too little
GABA
functions it's associate with?
d/o w/ too little?
what drugs increase it's activity?
inhibitory

Mediates:
sleep
eating
seizures
anxiety

benzo's work on GABA

HD is due to neuronal death in Basal Ganglia leading to reduced GABA
seas
sleep
eating
anxiety
seizures

CSR and LDS
Glutamate
with what functions is it associated?

What happens if there's too much?

With what disease is excess associated (not the only cause!)
excitatory

Functions:
memory (LTM)
long-term potentiation (learning, memory)

Too much:
seizures
HD
brain-damage from strokes