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these mcat psych/soc kahn videos are terrible..unclear and imprecise af..if you pay close attention, it is hard to find a single continuous line of thought get presented..the narrators are all over the place which makes it impossible to integrate the individual pieces to conceptualise the topic as a unified whole. i cant believe there are people who can learn more easily from this nonsense than a textbook or class lecture.
Oh my god this actually helped me so much thank you! (I'm in grade 10) I had to conduct a social experiment incorporating the ideas of Solomon Asch and George Mead and i didn't understand mead for soo long after seeing like a thousand videos about him this is the only one that actually helped me
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They aim to correct chemical imbalances of neurotransmitters in the brain that are believed to be responsible for changes in mood and behavior.
Depression Medications (Antidepressants)
These are the most commonly prescribed type of antidepressant.
Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are used to treat major depression, mood disorders, and possibly but less commonly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, menopausal symptoms, fibromyalgia, and chronic neuropathic pain.
SNRIs raise levels of serotonin and norepinephrine, two neurotransmitters in the brain that play a key role in stabilizing mood.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed antidepressants. They are effective in treating depression, and they have fewer side effects than the other antidepressants.
SSRIs block the reuptake, or absorption, of serotonin in the brain. This makes it easier for the brain cells to receive and send messages, resulting in better and more stable moods.
They are called "selective" because they mainly seem to affect serotonin, and not the other neurotransmitters.