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SSIRs
are a class of drugs that are typically used as antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders.
traditional antipsychotics
these antipsychotics tend to cause more EPS than atypicals. Case more excess movements. Impacts dopamine and positive symptoms increase.
Benzodiazepines
The most common group of antianxiety drugs, which includes Valium and Xanax.
increase GABA
interpersonal therapy
combines psychodynamic insight therapy with cognitive therapy to help people deal with the relationships and circumstances they attempt to avoid.
humanistic therapy
Focuses on removing obstacles that block personal growth and potential.
contemporary therapy
family therapy
traditional antipsychotics
these antipsychotics tend to cause more EPS than atypicals. Case more excess movements. Impacts dopamine and positive symptoms increase.
Monomine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
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Tricyclics
A class of antidepressant drugs that increase the level of norepinephrine and serotonin.
MAO inhibitors
Antidepressant drugs that increase the level of monoamine neurotransmitters by inhibiting the action of monoamine oxidase