biological therapies- drugs

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antidepressants

  • Prozac increases the amount of serotonin which is usually broken down by an enzyme after it has been used. Prozac slows the enzyme down reducing the rate at which serotinin is broken down and absorbed.
  • Prozac is called a serotonin selective reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)

antipsychotics

  • chlorpromazine and clozapine are drugs used to treat positive symptoms of schizophrenia such as hallucinations.
  • these…

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