Neurotransmitters

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Acetylcholine (Ach)
voluntary motor control, found where axons connect to muscles and body organs, attention, learning, sleeping, dreaming, memory, Alzheimer's = deterioration of Ach
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Dopamine
motor behaviour, motivation, pleasure and emotional arousal, drug addiction, high = schizophrenia, low = parkinson's
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Glutamate
Major excitatory neurotransmitter, high = seizures
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GABA
Major inhibitory transmitter, stops the firing of neurons, under supply = tremors, seizures, insomnia
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Noradrenaline
Mood and arousal
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Serotonin
Regulation of sleep and wakefulness, eating, aggressive behaviour, under supply = depression
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Endorphins
chemicals that act in pain pathways and emotion centres
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motor behaviour, motivation, pleasure and emotional arousal, drug addiction, high = schizophrenia, low = parkinson's

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Glutamate

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GABA

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Noradrenaline

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