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Antipsychotic: Quiz


Question 1: High-potency antipsychotics such as haloperidol, in general, have doses of a few milligrams and cause less sleepiness and calming effects than low-potency antipsychotics such as ________ and thioridazine, which have dosages of several hundred milligrams.

Question 2: Antipsychotics, particularly atypicals, appear to cause diabetes mellitus and fatal diabetic ketoacidosis, especially (in US studies) in ________.
Great Migration (African American)African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African American cultureAfrican American

Question 3: The study found that only ________ outperformed perphenazine in discontinuation rate (the rate at which people stopped taking it due to its effects).

Question 4: An antipsychotic (or neuroleptic) is a ________ primarily used to manage psychosis (e.g.
Psychiatric medicationPsychoactive drugAntidepressantStimulant

Question 5: ________ agonism has been seen as a promising strategy in the development of novel antipsychotics.
LPHN2LPAR4Metabotropic glutamate receptor 2LPAR6

Question 6: There is a possibility that the risk of tardive dyskinesia can be reduced by combining the anti-psychotics with ________ or benzatropine, although this remains to be established.

Question 7: in addition to another medication), for example in "treatment-resistant" depression[5] or ________.
Major depressive disorderSocial anxiety disorderObsessive–compulsive disorderHypochondriasis

Question 8: The active metabolite of this prodrug targets the brain glutamate receptors mGluR2/3 rather than ________.
D2-like receptorDopamine receptorD1-like receptorDopamine receptor D2

Question 9: Antihypertensives • Diuretics • Vasodilators • Beta blockers • Calcium channel blockers • renin-angiotensin system (________, Angiotensin II receptor antagonists, Renin inhibitors)
ACE inhibitorAntihypertensive drugChemotherapyATC code L

Question 10: Used off-label to treat ________ and anxiety disorder.
Major depressive disorderTic disorderAsperger syndromeTourette syndrome

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