What Do You Know About Psychopharmacology? Quiz

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What Do You Know About Psychopharmacology? Quiz - Quiz

Different drugs have different reactions and are prescribed to varying levels of a patient’s illness. Being that there are various mental illnesses in existence, this means that there are different medications prescribed to each depending on their degree of disease. What do you know about psychopharmacology? Take up the quiz below and get to find just how knowledgeable you are.

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  • 1. 

    Signs and symptoms of your Typical antipsychotic drugs ?

    S-sleep disturbance

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  • 2. 

    Give 4 drugs for your typical anti psychotic drugs. Complete generic name and brand name.

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    Signs and Symptoms of your Atypical anti psychotic drugs ?

    T-thought content poor
    D-depressed mood

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    Give 6 Atypical anti psychotic drugs.

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    Anti psychotics EPS and A/R ?

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    Common symptom of EPS ?

    Pseudoparkinsonism is a common symptom of EPS (extrapyramidal symptoms). EPS is a side effect of certain medications, particularly antipsychotic drugs, which can cause movement disorders similar to Parkinson's disease. Pseudoparkinsonism is characterized by symptoms such as tremors, rigidity, bradykinesia (slowness of movement), and postural instability. It is important to recognize and differentiate pseudoparkinsonism from actual Parkinson's disease, as the treatment approaches may differ.

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    Give 5 signs and symptoms for your Pseudoparkinsonism.

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    Give 3 drugs for treatment of your pseudoparkinsonism. Complete generic name and brand name.

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    Defined as involuntary, repetitive movements and irreversible.

    Tardive dyskinesia is a condition characterized by involuntary and repetitive movements that cannot be controlled voluntarily. These movements are often irreversible, meaning they cannot be reversed or stopped once they occur. Tardive dyskinesia is usually a side effect of long-term use of certain medications, particularly antipsychotic drugs. It commonly affects the face, lips, tongue, and other parts of the body, causing twitching, grimacing, and other abnormal movements. It is important to note that tardive dyskinesia is a chronic condition that can significantly impact a person's quality of life.

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    Defined as backward rolling of eyes in sockets. State also 3 signs and symptoms.

    Acute dystonia is a condition characterized by involuntary muscle contractions that cause repetitive movements or abnormal postures. It is commonly associated with the use of certain medications, such as antipsychotics. The backward rolling of eyes in sockets, known as oculogyric crisis, is one of the signs of acute dystonia. Other signs and symptoms may include muscle spasms, especially in the face and neck, difficulty speaking or swallowing, and abnormal body movements.

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    Defined as motor restlessness or inability to sit and stand still.

    Akathisia is a condition characterized by motor restlessness and an inability to sit or stand still. This explanation aligns with the given definition, making it the correct answer.

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