Drugs and the Neuroscience

Psychology

Quiz 13 :

Treatments for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Quiz 13 :

Treatments for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

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Which is an example of a selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor?
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According to a U.S. national survey conducted by Kessler and colleagues (2005), the prevalence of major depressive disorder during a lifetime is ____.
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B

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According to the DSM, who is most likely to be classified as having a mental disorder?
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C

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Major depressive disorder is characterized by at least five depressive symptoms that last at least how long?
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Which is an example of a tricyclic antidepressant?
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Which is an example of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor?
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An impairment in normal behavioral, cognitive, or emotional function is referred to as a ____.
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Which statement best reflects the emergence of antidepressant medications in the 1950s?
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Kenneth was recently diagnosed with major depressive disorder. Which of Kenneth's brain structures are most likely to show a reduction in volume?
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Why do tricyclic antidepressants have unique adverse effects?
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During a lecture on the history of antidepressant drug development, Professor Skinner refers to a cheese effect. What is Professor Skinner discussing with her students?
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Antidepressant drug design is still based on which hypothesis?
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One type of depression thought to occur in the elderly is termed ____ depression.
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Which is an example of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor?
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Kenneth was recently diagnosed with major depressive disorder. Which of Kenneth's brain structures is likely to show increased activity?
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Maya is clinically depressed. In addition to the depression, she is also certain that her ex-husband is poisoning her coffee every morning, despite the fact that he lives over 200 miles away. What type of depression is Maya experiencing?
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Joe is prescribed a tricyclic antidepressant. What effect will this have on his neurotransmitter levels?
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To limit the cheese effect, drug developers designed ____.
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What leads to the development of the first tricyclic antidepressant drug imipramine?
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For the past three years, Emalyn has been feeling depressed nearly every day. She is still productive at work and participates in her regular hobbies, but cannot seem to shake the "blues." What disorder best characterizes Emalyn's mood?
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