Anxiolytics which are similar to sedatives and hypnotics are drugs that work on the central nervous system to treat anxiety and insomnia. The main classes of drugs are benzodiazepines and barbiturates. Barbiturates are a class of drugs that have been derived from barbituric acid. Barbituric acid itself has no therapeutic activity; however, its derivatives enhance the action of GABA, a neurotransmitter that inhibits the activity of nerve cells in the brain. Traditionally, barbiturates were used in the treatment of anxiety, epilepsy, anesthetics, and to induce sleep.
Abstract Borderline Personality Disorder has many different Characteristics, and Patterns of instability.impulsiveness, Interpersonal Relationships, People may have suicidal thoughts and attempts, aggression, emotional dysregulations. Many factors can play a role in Borderline Personality Disorder, it could be genetics , it could also tend from a person 's childhood experience examples could be sexual abuse.This Psychological disorder can be treated with therapy also there is a drug therapy that could help the patients depression, aggression and anxiety. There are many research being done to help understand Borderline Personality Disorder.Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a psychiatric condition which severely affects psychological
Symptoms of Prescription Drug Addiction The symptoms you 'll experience in prescription drug addiction vary depending on the drug abused. Symptoms of sedative or tranquilizer addiction include: Appearing drowsy or intoxicated Confusion about time Unsteady movements and mannerisms Tics (involuntary gestures and movements) and rapid, involuntary eye movement Poor judgment Making bad decisions
The drug Amphetamine, or more commonly known as Adderall is a CNS stimulant. It is typically prescribed for patients with narcolepsy or ADHD. It works by stimulating the release of neurotransmitters, norepinephrine and dopamine, from the brain and sympathetic nervous system. The average dose varies
Also, when you take a look at some of the events that are known to cause PTSD, you will see that disasters, victimization, abuse are very likely to cause PTSD. People who’ve experienced abuse attain stress symptoms, though, Kristine may not have been directly abused or victimized, but she did witness her Mother being abused and mistreated and in a result of that she did experience the separation of her parents, which leaves her vulnerable to PTSD. George himself has done some damage in the past as well, as you can see in the movie starting at 1:20:45 there is a flashback provided from the past, a cruel and abusive behavior and Kristine is six years old recording everything in her mind while she frightfully hides under a bed. George is someone who likes to stay isolated, even now he lives alone. Kristina has been traumatized by the abuse she witnessed in her home when she was just a child, Which explains her condition today.
There are a multiple reasons why a teen may have suicidal thoughts that even an adult can face. Some may include substance abuse, physical abuse, or even emotional abuse by their own peers. Each of these can lead to depression which is categorized as a mental health disorder. Often however this is brushed off and just considered normal teen angst. Research done by MedBroadcast has showed that half of 14 and 15 year olds have had feelings of depression, which in many cases leads to
Pyromania is also described as a behavioural addiction, so it has many of the same signs and symptoms of substance addictions but it is more difficult to accurately screen (Korpa, & Papadopoulou, 2013). Some clinical signs of addictive behaviours, in general, are: “preoccupation, loss of control, and continuous use despite harmful consequences” (Korpa, & Papadopoulou, 2013). The signs and symptoms of an addictive disorder are tolerance, withdrawal, escalating use, desire and/or unsuccessful efforts to discontinue, time and effort are spent, and significant social or occupational activities are given up. Three or more of these criteria must be met for at least a year in order to be diagnosed with an addictive disorder. Since it is common for pyromania to overlap or coexist with other psychiatric disorders, it is a public health priority to prevent addictive disorders (Korpa, & Papadopoulou, 2013).
In many cases this starts with a single anxiety or panic attack; other disorders can accompany this such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, all of which add to the effect of the panic attack. OCD can add to this by making one obsess over the fear to a point of alienation from family, friends and the outside
Depression can lead to loss and a never spoken goodbye. Post concussion syndrome can lead to depression and suicidal thoughts/actions. Antidepressants don’t always help with depression and can actually result in suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Bullying can also increase the risk of depression. The main cause of teen suicides is depression.
They committed suicide because of their past of bullying. Bullying can do enough to a victim. Bullying can cause emotional problems, lack in self-confidence, and suicidal thoughts. Firstly, bullying can cause a plethora of emotional problems. What exactly is bullying?
In Depression (major depression disorders) state that the side effects that you get from taking SSRIs may possibly include: nausea, nervousness, agitation or restlessness dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, weight gain or loss, headache, dry mouth, vomiting, and diarrhea. (Staff) Another main type of antidepressants is Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) which are to ease depression by affecting chemical messengers used to communicate between brain cells. Like most antidepressants, MAOIs work by changing the levels of brain chemicals. An enzyme called monoamine oxidase is involved in removing the neurotransmitters norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine from the brain. MAOIs are sometimes used to treat conditions other than depression, such as Parkinson 's disease.
However, since the patient indicates GI distress to NSAID medication (Naprosyn), other NSAIDS medications may be utilized. According to Sinusas, “acetaminophen should be used as first-line therapy for mild osteoarthritis; NSAIDs as a class are superior to acetaminophen for treating osteoarthritis and patients taking NSAIDs should be cautioned about adverse effects, which may include gastrointestinal bleeding, renal dysfunction, and blood pressure elevation” (2012, p.
d-Amphetamine: A CNS (central nervous system) psychomotor stimulant used for treating ADHD and narcolepsy (sleep disorder that causes abnormal sleepiness). As a performance-enhancer, it improves brain concentration, memory, and physical stamina and some behavioural emergencies as mania and toxic delirium. Chlorpromazine: First-generation antipsychotic drugs that are therapeutically used for treating schizophrenia, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Diazepam: Belongs to benzodiazepines family and the medical reasons for use include anxiety, opiate and alcohol withdrawal symptoms, vertigo, and tetanus by reduction of muscle tone and coordination. It presents as an anxiolytic, antiepileptic and anticonvulsant drug.
The major effect that postpartum psychosis has on the mother, child, or the family members if untreated is death. Victims of PP can hallucinate and not actually realize they are hurting someone until after it is done. It is extremely important to seek help when a parent shows signs and symptoms. The effects on the child are lack of proper care due to the mother’s interest in the baby. Mothers begin to forget or even acknowledge that they have a baby.
Some of the most common symptoms that would cause veterans to seek medication for are, chronic anxiety, nightmares, and flashbacks. The chronic anxiety could be triggered by depressed mood and pain, and or irritability due to pain. These are just a few reasons why the effects of prescribed drugs for veterans can cause unemployment and homelessness. Drugs like antidepressants can cause serious issues, antidepressants interact with the body and brain chemistry in a assortment of different ways, and can treat a number of conditions, and for vets with PTSD these drugs are mainly issued and prescribed to attack the effects of major depression disorders. With these antidepressants and depending on the chemical compounds that the medication contains, antidepressants can be described and classified by various types; which include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake (SNRIs).