TRUE: Chlorpromazine is an example of a Typical Antipsychotic, Typical Antipsychotics were developed first, Typical antipsychotics act as a sedative, Typical antipsychotic drugs are used to reduce the intensity of positive symptoms, Typical Antipsychotics work by blocking dopamine receptors in the synapses of the brain and thus reducing the action of dopamine., Atypical antipsychotic drugs work on negative symptoms, improving mood, cognitive functions and reducing depression and anxiety., FALSE: Typical anti-psychotics have less side effects than atypical antipsychotics., First generation Antipsychotics are called “Atypical Antipsychotics”, Typical antipsychotics only block dopamine (D2) in the mesolimbic pathway, Newer drugs, called “atypical antipsychotics” attempt to target D2 dopamine activity in the limbic system and D3 receptors in other parts of the brain., Clozapine is an example of a typical antipsychotic, Atypical antipsychotics have no effect on other neurotransmitters such as serotonin.,

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