Monoamine oxidase

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  • Biological Predisposition To Crime

    to offend. In another study, Charles Goring found that he couldn’t specify any biological differences from criminals and non- criminals, but all those that had offended has a lower intelligence level (Rice, 2014). Genes and Chromosomes also may play a role into predisposition criminals. According to one biological theory, males born with XYY typically turn into criminals due to their condition (Rice, 2014). Those with such chromosomal condition often have extreme growth rates, learning difficulties, and behavioral and emotional issues. These problems set these males up for a life of crime. Other chemicals found in the human body may also be correlated to criminal activity. According to Caitlin Jones, few of these chemicals include Monoamine Oxidase (MAO), epinephrine, norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine (Jones, 2005). The enzyme referred to as MAO has been related to anti-social behavior, and low activity has been related to aggression and impulsivity. Also, serotonin which is a neurochemical decided someone’s personality. This neurochemical has important roles in bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety. Serotonin can also increase impulsivity and aggression as well. Aggression also has strong connections to dopamine which is a neurotransmitter that deals with pleasure. Dopamine also has strong ties with ADHD which can lead to criminal activity, as well as impulsivity, and anti-social behavior. In conclusion, there are a number of theories that possess information and…

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  • Why Bonobos Are Like Humans

    has sexual relationships with the older male and both groom each other suppressing any kind of aggression that could occur (Wrangham and Peterson, 1996). Unlike in other primates, this is hardly seen. The males must forcefully have sex with the females instead of having mutual understanding. That’s why bonobos are like humans. Humans also have an understanding with the opposite sex which makes the violence and aggression suppressed in the society. But it is also believed after a long animal…

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  • Analysis Of Defending Jacob By William Landay

    is common sense that the way the individual was raised can affect the base of the way they live, but what if that individual was raised in a perfect home with no spankings or any punishments and was never around any bad environment. Let’s just say that this individual grew to be successful and accomplished all their goals but, for some reason, or no reason at all, committed murder. What could be the explanation of that? These individuals were never abused as a child or there were no signs of any…

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  • The Monoamine Oxidase A Case Study

    “There are murders and then there are ... hacking to death, trails of blood…I have not seen one like this,” said one of the investigators at the crime scene (Hagerty). In 2006, Bradley Waldroup brutally murdered his estranged wife’s friend and tried to kill his wife, using a machete and a shotgun to commit murder and mutilation. He was arrested for felony murder and attempted-first degree murder, a premeditated crime that would be sufficient to warrant the death penalty. Waldroup’s defense…

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  • Depression Biological Approach

    situation ends (Comer, 2015). Due to the fact that the biological approach suggests that individuals with major depressive disorder often have low levels of the neurotransmitters serotonin and noradrenaline (norepinephrine), methods of combatting depression mainly include antidepressant drugs to rectify these low levels by increasing serotonin and norepinephrine levels in the brain. There are currently three groups of drugs that reduce the symptoms of depression: monoamine oxidase (MAO)…

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  • Importance Of Inhibition Efficiency Of Polymers

    tract The inhibition efficiency of polymers are highly dependent on group functionalities as well as adsorption characteristics, electronic properties, and molecular weight. The modification of these properties pave the way for future research in inhibitor technology. Introduction The inherent protection of metals and their alloys used in industry are of the upmost importance when it comes to longevity and reliability of structures. Many chemical compounds have been developed over the years…

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  • Essay On Antidepressants

    Kaptchuk, Curlin, & Miller, 2008. This is however a question of ethics. it has however been shown that even placebos given openly with an argument that they should be effective might actually work Kaptchuk et al., 2010. DRUGS (REF!!!) The main types of antidepressant drugs are monoamine uptake inhibitors (tricyclic antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, newer inhibitors of noradrenaline and 5-HT reuptake), monoamine receptor antagonist and monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors.…

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  • Antiemetics Research Paper

    com/article/27090-list-bronchodilators/ Antidepressants-Tricyclic Overview There are many different types of drugs used to treat depression, there are tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors, atypical antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors(MAOI) and serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (Sertraline) and Paxil (Paroxetine) available by prescription only. Action…

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  • SSRI Case Study

    in combat using Prazosin during the daytime. It showed that while using Prazosin throughout the whole day reduces daytime PTSD as well as nightmares. According to Raskind (2003), an initial randomized crossover trial assigned 10 Vietnam Veterans with PTSD for more than 25 years to a Prazosin or placebo group. Each group received treatment for nine weeks, then after a 2-week medication-free period for other therapies. Another study involving 40 veterans with difficulties sleeping and nightmares…

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  • The Chemistry Of Love And Oxytocin

    the development of specific tissues. If there was a disruption in any part of the serotonergic development, it would permanently change the brain’s function and behavior forever. Another brand is Effexor, which is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). (SNRI) is a neurotransmitter that is similar to the effect of adrenaline. High levels of (SNRI) can cause unusual behaviors and even stress. Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, sickness, increased heart, and…

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