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Side effects of antipsychotics - Intro to Psychology

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    The antipsychotics are considered safe and thats because they are not
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    addictive, and they are difficult to use to commit suicide. However, again, as
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    with all drugs there are side effects. The side effects include skin rashes,
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    jaundice, photo-sensitivity, meaning they're more likely to be sunburned if
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    they go out in the sun, low white blood cell count, and movement disorders. And
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    these movement disorders include tremors, muscle rigidity, a shuffling type
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    walk, and a mask like face. In addition they also produce Tardive Dyskinesia.
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    Tardive dyskinesia consists of repetitive involuntary movements of the jaw,
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    tongue, face and mouth. Things such as grimacing and lip smacking, and also
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    body tremors. Moreover, these effects may continue for months after the drug is
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    discontinued.
Title:
Side effects of antipsychotics - Intro to Psychology
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
PS001: Intro to Psychology
Duration:
0:56

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