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141. Gary takes antipsychotic drugs to control the symptoms of schizophrenia. After taking the drug for some time, he begins exhibiting repetitive, involuntary jerks and movements of his face, lips, and legs. Gary is showing signs of

a. savant syndrome.

b. tardive dyskinesia.

Correct. Symptoms of tardive dyskinesia include repetitive, involuntary jerks and movements of his face, lips, and legs.

c. a clozapine overdose.

Incorrect. Gary is exhibiting symptoms of tardive dyskinesia.

d. neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

e. agranulocytosis.

142. ________ treats psychotic symptoms by blocking ________ receptors.

a. Benzodiazepine; gastric

b. Haloperidol; dopamine

c. Lithium; cortical

d. Propanediol; GABA

e. Valium; serotonin

143. Drugs such as Haldol are effective in treating the ________ associated with schizophrenia.

a. social distance

b. jumbled thoughts

c. poor attention span

d. lack of sleep

e. hallucinations

144. Long-term treatment with antipsychotic drugs can create a disturbance of motor control, especially facial muscles, that is termed

a. aversion.

b. TMS.

c. tardive dyskinesia.

d. participant modeling.

e. psychoactivity.

145. A serious side-effect of antipsychotic drugs is related to

a. disturbance of muscle control.

b. high abuse potential.

c. loss of REM sleep.

d. a worsening of social apathy.

e. more delusional thoughts.

146. MAO inhibitors and tricyclics are two types of

a. antipsychotic medications.

b. behavioral therapies.

c. psychosurgeries.

d. cognitive fear reduction techniques.

e. antidepressant drugs.

147. What are two of the major classes of antidepressant drugs?

a. benzodiazepines and lithium

b. MAO inhibitors and tricyclics

c. benzodiazepines and tricyclics

d. benzodiazepines and MAOIs

e. barbiturates and SSRIs

148. The drug ________ is used to treat depression.

a. Valium

Incorrect. Valium is used to treat anxiety.

b. Prozac

Correct. Prozac is used to treat depression.

c. Ritalin

d. lithium

e. Xanax

 

149. ________ drugs work by increasing the activity of one or both of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and serotonin.

a. Antidepressant

b. Antipsychotic

c. Sleeping

d. Analgesic

e. Anti-anxiety

150. Lithium carbonate is effective in treating

a. dissociative disorder.

b. schizophrenia.

c. general anxiety.

d. bipolar disorder.

e. antisocial personality disorder.

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