SHORT RESPONSE NO MORE THAN TWO SENTENCES
Discuss the medical model of mental disorders and why many professionals oppose it.
ü Describe the typical characteristics of anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and mood disorders. Explain the historical context and the importance of the discovery of the phenothiazine antipsychotics.
ü Identify the names of several currently available antipsychotic drugs.
ü Distinguish between conventional and atypical antipsychotics.
ü Discuss theories of antipsychotic drug action and why it is difficult to understand the mechanism of action for these and other classes of psychoactive drugs.
ü Describe how lithium and anticonvulsant drugs are used in treating bipolar disorder.
ü Identify the history and effectiveness of temperance and prohibition movements in the United States
ü Describe how alcohol is processed by the body
ü Identify how consumption rate and body size influence blood alcohol concentration and know the legal BAC