Drug Therapy

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What are the main components of Drug Therapy?
antidepressants, antianxiety drugs, antipsychotic drugs
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What are the main components of Psychodrama?
Role taking, Role reversal, The Mirroring Technique, The double
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What are the main components of Systematic Desensitisation?
Counterconditioning, Desensitisation Hierarchy, Different forms of SD
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What are the main components of Rational Emotive Therapy?
The ABC Model, Disputing & Effects, Mustabatory thinking, Unconditional positive regard
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What are the main components of Mindfulness?
Gaining control of thoughts, Meditation and mindful breathing, Informal practices of mindfulness
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What do atypical or unconventional antipsychotics do?
They only temporarily block dopamine receptors then dissociate/detach rapidly.
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What do typical or conventional antipsychotics do?
Permanently bind to dopamine receptors.
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What disorder are conventional antipsychotics typically used for?
Schizophrenia
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What can develop with the use of conventional antipsychotics?
Tardive dyskenisia
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What is an example of an atypical antipsychotic?
Clozaril
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How to antidepressants work?
They reduce the rate of absorption or block the enzyme
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What is a kind of antidepressant?
Prozac SSRI
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What does SSRI stand for?
Selective Serotonin Re uptake Inhibitors
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What kinds of antianxiety drugs are there?
Benzodiazepines and Beta-blockers
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How do Benzodiazepines work?
They slow down the activity of the central nervous system by enhancing the activity of GABA
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What is GABA?
A neurotransmitter which is the body's natural form of anxiety relief
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How to Beta-blockers work?
They reduce adrenaline and noradrenaline by binding to the receptors on cells of the heart and other parts of the body.
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What is adrenaline and noradrenaline?
The bodies natural response to stress
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