WSU PSYCH 265 - Psychotherapeutic (7 pages)

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psychotherapeutic-ADHD and Alzheimer's Disease


Lecture number:
29
Pages:
7
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Washington State University
Course:
Psych 265 - biopsychological effect
Edition:
1

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PSYCH 265 1st Edition Lecture 29 Outline of Last Lecture I Brain areas affects in schizo parkinson s II EPS III Extrapyramidal motor control IV Signs of EPS V Etiology of TD VI Treatments of drug abuse VII Abuse potential of neuroleptics VIII Genetics of schizophrenia Outline of Current Lecture I ADHD a Types b Monoamine hypothesis c Neurochemistry d Anti adhd stimulants e Atomoxetine f II Abuse of neurostimulants Dementia a Common cause These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute b Causes c Symptoms III Alzheimer s a Pathology IV Neurofibrillary tangles V Senile plaques VI ChE I Current Lecture ADHD o One of most common childhood disorders can continue through adolescence into adulthood o Affects 9 American children aged 13 18 yo Boys 4x at risk than girls o Affects 4 1 American adults aged 18 and older o Studies show that the number of children being diagnosed with ADHD is increasing but unclear why Types of ADHD o Inattentive type Ease of distraction w focusing organizing o Hyperactive impulse Fidgety restless trouble staying quite impatient o Combined Monoamine Hypothesis of ADHD o Have variations of the transporter genes for these neurotransmitters o Patients with predominantly inattentive ADHD have changes in NE transporter gene Which affects NE levels in brain o Patsies with predominantly hyperactivity impulsive ADHD have changes in DA transport gene thus affecting DA levels in brain o Patients with conduct disorder mood problems that accompany ADHD have changes in serotonin transporter gene Affecting serotonin levels in brain Neurochemistry of ADHD o Sings symptoms of ADHD are attributed to a deficiency of NE and or DA Anti ADHD neurostimulants o Block the reuptake of cause neuronal release of NE DA Atomoxetine straterra o Atomoxetine is a non stimulant that blocks NE reuptake Abuse of neurostimulants o When misused neurostimulants can cause addiction



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