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20 Cards in this Set

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External stress or acute response to something happening currently
A dispositional crisis
emotional crisis in which pre existing psychopathology precipitaes the crissi and then impairs or makes more difficult a good resolution
Crisis reflecting psychopathology
occurs in response to situations that create emotions
unresolved conflicts in life
Maturation development crisis
Decreased Dopamine is related to ???
Decreased Acetylcholine is related to ??
Alzeheimers is related to acetylcholine
Decreased GABA is related to ??
Anxiety is decreased GABA
Elevated cerebral spnal fluid cortisol is related to ??
Decreased Prolactin is related to ??
Elevated thyroid hormone is related to??
Acute Mania in Bipolar Disorder
Antidepressants ?????? the reuptake of ??? and ??? the concentration in the CNS.
Decrease the reuptake of serotonin and noraepi and increases the concentration in the brain
Toxic levels of litium are??
1.5 to 2.5
Litium ??? the body levels of ??? and results in decreased ???????????
lithium lowers the body levels of serotonin and noraepinephrine and results in a decreased hyperactivity
Haldol, Navane, Thorazine, prolixin ______the post synaptic dopamine receptors in the __________.
Antipsychotics block post synaptic dopamine receptors in the basal ganglia
Antipsychotics are contraindicated in cases of????
CNS depression
Blood dyscrasias: angranulocytosis
Parkinsons, Liver/renal/cardiac insufficent
_________ stimulates the nervous system by stimulating norapeinephine and serotonin?
Ritalin, Cylert-----CNS stimulants
patient taking Nardil and its not working and they want to put him on Paxil....nursing implication?
Must wait two weeks before placing pt with MAOI on any other med.
_____________???works to restore the natural balance of acetylcholine and dopamine
Antiparkinsonian agents
Bladder neck obstructions and glaucoma are contraindications for ??
Antiparkinsonian agents
Clozaril is used for?
Atypical Antipsychotic
Decreased WBC count : agranulocytosis
Haldol, Navane, Thorazine and Prolixin are all considered
Typical Antipsychotics