Monoamine oxidase inhibitor

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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 trauma but ended up committing murder. The answer is the individual contains the “murder gene”, MAOA. Studies have shown that the “murder gene” or MAOA are linked to antisocial and violent behavior. The reason being that “the gene produces monoamine oxidase A or MAOA, which is an enzyme in the brain that affects the neurotransmitters: dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin (Powledge). The studies were conducted back in 1993 due to a Dutch family that was known to be notorious for violence. It started back in 1978, where a woman walked into University Hospital in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where she went…

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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…

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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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  • 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

    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 that can inhibit the corrosion rate of metal alloys but cost effectiveness, toxicity, processibility and other factors limit the applications1. The need for new, eco-friendly and…

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  • Essay On Antidepressants

    antidepressants are the third most common prescribed drug. It is a problem that appears to be on the rise. However, a lot about the function of antidepressants and why they seem to be working better in some individuals still remains unknown. Some data actually suggests that antidepressants works as good as taking a sugar pill. A meta-analysis (2010) were six separate studies were analysed to compare the effectiveness of antidepressants indicated that patients with mild and moderate depression…

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  • SSRI Case Study

    Studies show that SSRIs treats depression and targets the three main PTSD clusters such as avoidance, re-experiencing, and hyperarousal. SSRIs are tolerable and have few side effects. Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors block the reuptake of the neurotransmitters. SNRIs such as duloxetine, venlafaxine, and desvenlafaxine act by preventing the reuptake of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine (Greenberg, 2012). High concentrations of extracellular serotonin and…

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  • The Chemistry Of Love And Oxytocin

    and a variety of other factors. Tofranil is known as a tricyclic antidepressant due to their triple ring molecular structure (Holsboer). Celexa is also another brand of antidepressants to help reduce depression. This type of antidepressant is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) that regulates the development of serotonergic neurons and the development of specific tissues. If there was a disruption in any part of the serotonergic development, it would permanently change the brain’s…

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  • Depression Therapy Essay

    common treatment method is psychotherapy or therapy and medication, depending on the depth of your depression. Most victims who seek help are prescribed with an antidepressant. The antidepressants are prescribed for about three to four weeks. Antidepressants can be grouped into three main categories; selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (Moragne 59). SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, prevent the reuptake of the…

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  • Depression And Anxiety Research

    Familiar treatments used for anxiety disorders include general anxiety disorder medication and other forms of psychotherapy. Medications will not cure anxiety but may help regulate symptoms in order of a suffering patient. Some common conventional medications for anxiety are referred to as antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, anti-anxiety medications, and occasionally beta-blockers. Most people know of someone who are taking at least one of the listed medications. Typically,…

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