Neurotransmitter Chart Essay

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Neurotransmitter Chart name Psych 575: Physiological Psychology Date Instructor Neurotransmitter Chart Select four neurotransmitters. Complete a table for each neurotransmitter. Neurotransmitter 1 | State if this neurotransmitter is inhibitory or excitatory: | Acetylcholine | Both inhibitory and excitatory depending on receptors present | | | What is this neurotransmitter's role on behavior? | | Acetylcholine is a common neurotransmitter located in the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Acetylcholine acts as a neuromodulator which engage in direct synaptic transmission between specific neurons. In the CNS acetylcholine plays a role in attention and arousal in the PNS it works as a major part of the autonomic nervous system and works to activate muscles (Waymire, 1997). Acetylcholine is involved in voluntary movement, learning, memory, and sleep. | | | | Pharmacological agent prescribed to increasethe neurotransmitter: | List three possible side effects linked to this agent: | To increase the neurotransmitter in the body the supplement choline bitartrate and CDP-Choline and herbal agents ginseng and ginkgo biloba (Moore, 2013). | 1) Low blood pressure | | 2) Stomach ache | | 3) Increase perspiration and salivation (Moore, 2013) | Example of a neurological disorder, disease, or condition where this agent occurs | List possible risks associated with not taking this agent for the disorder, disease, or condition: | A severe autoimmune muscular disease by varying progressions of defects of the skeletal muscles in the body is known as myasthenia gravis. A defect in the transmission of nerve impulses to muscles is seen in myasthenia gravis. The acetylcholine travels from the neuromuscular junction and binds to acetylcholine receptors, which are made active and create muscle

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