Basic Psychopharmacology

Medicine

Quiz 1 :
History Taking and Assessment Techniques

Quiz 1 :
History Taking and Assessment Techniques

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Exogenous substances are produced within the body.
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False

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Endogenous substances include endorphins, insulin and adrenalin.
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Exogenous substances include caffeine, vitamins, and herbs.
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Cells within the central nervous system communicate both electrically and chemically.
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Within cells this communication is electrical and between cells it is chemical.
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There are three basic parts of a neuron.
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The synapse is the physical space between neurons.
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When the cell fires, or experiences an action potential, neurotransmitter substance is released from the dendrite.
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The soma or cell body contains the vital parts of the cell including the nucleus, the mitochondria and the cytoplasm.
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The most common ions found in the extracellular spaces are sodium and chloride ions.
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We usually refer to the resting potential as -140 mV.
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Cells are often bombarded by many signals both excitatory and inhibitory.
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G proteins are so called because they bind guanine nucleotides.
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Drugs that increase the availability or action of a neurotransmitter in called an antagonist.
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Monosodium glutamate or MSG is often found in Chinese food.
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A drug of a substance that facilitates the effects of a particular neurotransmitter on the post-synaptic cell and likely to stimulate an action potential is known as a/an:
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The body's main inhibitory neurotransmitter/neuromodulator is:
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For exocytosis to occur _______ causes the docked neurotransmitter pods to release their contents:
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Which of the following does not fit with the others?
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Which of the following are found in the soma?
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