Updated for 1999
Lecture Notes - Week 13
Chapter 17 - Schizophrenia and the Affective Disorders

Schizophrenia

Positive symptoms Negative symptoms Heritability What about children of schizophrenics? Dopamine hypothesis Mesolimbic pathway Chlorpromazine Clozapine Tardive Dyskinesia Incidence of schizophrenia related to Season of Birth Incidence of schizophrenia related to Latitude Incidence of schizophrenia related to Maternal Malnutrition Incidence of schizophrenia related to Maternal Stress Abnormal brain development Twins Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex Major Depression/Unipolar depression only Treatment: drugs that inhibit reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin Monoamine hypothesis Suicide risk Tryptophan Depletion Procedure How do these drugs work? Electroconvulsive Therapy Sleep Abnormalities Sleep Deprivation Seasonal Affective Disorder Bipolar Disorder both depressive and manic episodes