Neurotransmitters Mental illness
Decrease in depression increased in schizophrenia & mania
Decreased in depression increased in schizophrenia, mania & anxiety states
Decrease in depression increased in anxiety states
Decrease in depression
Increased in depression
Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Decrease in anxiety states & schizophrenia
affecting mental health include Dopamine, norepinephrine, serotonin, histamine acetylcholine & gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
Largest & uppermost part of brain, consist 4 lobes. Function: Control highest level of thought include judgment, memory, association, & critical thinking. It also processes sensations & controls all voluntary muscle activity.
Located below cerebrum. Function: relays Sensory stimuli from spinal cord & midbrain to cerebral cortex. Suppress some stimuli & magnifies others.
Located lower back of cranium below cerebrum. function: coordinates muscle activity & balance for smooth & steady movements.
Located below thalamus. function: control vital bodily functions.
Controls skills motor functions memory, & behavior.
Receive & interpret nerves impulse from sensory receptors in tongue, skin & muscles.
Control senses of hearing & smells & ability to create, store & access new information.