Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

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  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Case Study

    The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors(SSARIs) in the psychopharmacological approach to managing depressive and other related conditions, presents a huge moral problem for the corporate model of medicine and pharmaceutical usage .The Pharma industry are morally obliged to provide correct and updated information on the efficacy of these drugs I'm pumping on this child, there is a huge disconnect on information pertaining efficacy and side effect and the real importance of these drugs, personally I believe the drugs subjects the patient to more problem due to inherent suicidal tendencies of the drugs, with this in mind, it will present a conflict between my beliefs and ethical use of pharmaceuticals and hence will impact on the…

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  • SSRI Case Study

    The exact function of SSRIs is still unknown. SSRIs are alleged to increase the extracellular level of the neurotransmitter serotonin by limiting its reabsorption into the presynaptic cell, as they increase the level of serotonin in the synaptic cleft available to bind to the postsynaptic receptor. This effect increases the levels of serotonin in the synapses. (Pinel, 2014) Most commonly prescribed SSRIs include: Paroxetine (Paxil), Setraline (Zoloft), Escitaloproam (Lexapro), Fluoxetine…

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  • Monoamine Theory Essay

    regarding the complexities of the human brain. However, the monoamine theory, hypothesizes that a predisposition to depression can occur in individuals whose serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine have been depleted (Bunney & Davis 1965; Delgado 2000; Hirschfield 2000) Serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine are neurotransmitters responsible for regulating mood, focus and motivation by carrying chemical signals from one part of the brain to another, however, in depressed patients, these signals…

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  • What Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

    ABSTRACT This paper explains the psychological disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (also known as OCD). Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is the repetitive thoughts and behaviors that the patient is unable to control themselves from doing, conducting certain habits that affect their way of life. This documentation condenses information on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The symptoms are explained thoroughly in this paper, as also the treatment for this specific disorder. A case study is also…

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  • Depression Medication And Anti-Depressants

    Anti-depressants There are many types of anti-depressants available. Each type, family or class has its own method of helping depression. Within the classes, each drug is slightly different. There are side-effects and warnings common to each class of antidepressants, and many of the individual drugs have additional side-effects or warnings as well. Let's take a closer look at each family of anti-depressants, starting with the one most people have heard about. SSRIs: SSRI stands for…

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  • Obsessions With OCD

    Although people with OCD often experience different symptoms, there are many symptoms that are common. Some obsessions include fear of germs, aggressive thoughts about yourself, and the need for symmetry and tidiness. All of these obsessions interfere with someone’s normal life and often cause stress and anxiety. There are many different compulsions that people with OCD have and cannot control. These compulsions include ordering things in a specific way, constantly cleaning and washing their…

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  • Essay On Antidepressants

    and in USA 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…

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  • Bupropion Case Studies

    suffered from depression tend to have an emotional flooding. The monoamine hypothesis was first introduced during the 1950s and researchers found that the level of serotonin in the brain might be related to the etiology of mood disorders (Hirschfeld, 2000). Over more than three…

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  • Depression Therapy Essay

    (Hale 76-78) A 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…

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  • Antidepressants Essay

    If someone is lacking the necessary amount of serotonin needed, they can start having serious health conditions. The person will experience sleeplessness, have possible panic attacks, and depression. If the person is unable to sleep their body will not rest and will therefore cause heart problems. If a person experiences panic attacks the stress of the attack will also affect the heart. The heart will in turn cause the kidneys to malfunction causing weight retention which will contribute to even…

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