← Neurotransmitters Test
3 Written Questions
2 Multiple Choice Questions
- Inhibit - pain and pleasure center.Morphine down regulates and is an opiate receptor; increased tolerance and uptake. Emotional withdrawal symptoms.
- Excite - Muscle contraction, memory formation and learning. In basal ganglia of midbrain.
Deficiency = Myastehnia gravis and Alzehmeirs.
Treament = anticholinesterase to prevent break down.
2 True/False Questions
GABA (Gama-amino butyric acid) → Excite - CNS. Excess = Seziures (Grand Mal, Partial Complex). Deficiency = Migraines.
Treatment = Benzodiezapiene, Phenytoin.
Serotonin → Excite or inhibit. Mood, sleep, and depression. Modulates GABA / dopamine. In raphe nuclie of brain stem.
Deficiency = depression + OCD. Treatment = Prozac inhibit reuptake, and stay in system longer. Drug abuse using ecstasy to stop reuptake and get euphoria feeling.