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Pharmacology Chapter 12-14

Pharm. Chapter 12-14
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NREM
Nonrapid eye movement
REM
Rapid eye movement
Stage 1 of sleep cycle
aware of surroundings but relaxed
Stage 2 of sleep cycle
unaware of surroundings but easily awakened
Stage 3 and 4 sleep cycle
deeper stages of sleep particulary important for physical rest and restoration
MOA
monaminc oxidase inhibitors
restoril
a frequently prescribed benzodiazepine (trade name Restoril)
psychoses
a major mental disorder that involves deterioration of the personality and abnormal behavior patterns.
Schizophrenia and mental depression are two main types of what?
psychoses
neurosis
involves mental disturbances that are usually caused by apprehension or fear.
tranquilization
a mental state that is charcterized by calmness and peace of mind
dopamine
inhibitory neurotransmiiter in basal ganglia