WSU PSYCH 265 - Final Exam Study Guide (3 pages)

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Exam 4 study guide lectures 26-32

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Washington State University
Psych 265 - biopsychological effect

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PSYCH 265 1st Edition Exam 3 Study Guide Lectures 26 32 EXAM 4 STUDY GUIDE True or False one of the first successful attempts to treat the symptoms of mental illness w psychotherapeutic drugs occurred in 1840s when moreau used cannabis to treat patients with both depressive and manic symptoms True Explain the primary hypotheses a neurochemical etiology of anxiety Neurotransmitter most associated with anxiety is serotonin Increased levels of limbic serotonin activity Provide some examples of long and short acting benzodiazepines and explain the basis for differences in duration of action Longer converted by liver to a series of pharmacologically active metabolites Shorter rapidly inactivated w few pharmacologically active metabolites Explain the difference between benzodiazepines buspirone and selective serotonin reuptake Benzo onset immediate withdrawal discontinuation following long term treatment Bus onset of action delayed no withdrawal SSRI used to treat depression but some with anxiety not addictive Define affective disorder and distinguish among the following conditions Mood ranges from severe mania to severe depression Addiction Chronic often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking despite the harmful obvious negative consequences Motivation to change 5 stages of change Pre contemplation Contemplation Preparation Action Maintenance Sudden sniffing death Cardiac arrest Motivational concepts Denial What ever the problem IS it is not me Blaming Rationalization Justification Acceptance Surface level Bad things are happening Realization that drugs and alcohol are the problem Deeper level acceptance requiring new attitude Program of recovery Disease concept Self help or Generalized anxiety disorder Characterized by chronic anxiety Exaggerated worry tension even when no reason to worry Suffers are very anxious about just getting through the day Think things will go badly Worrying keeps people with GAD from doing everyday tasks Obsessive

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