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Chapter 19: Antidepressant Agents

Dietary changes to reduce tyramine consumption are recommended for which of the following antidepressant classes?

a. Serotonin receptor antagonists

b. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

c. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

d. Selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors

Overdosage of which of the following drugs can result in potentially fatal cardiotoxicity?

a. Fluoxetine

b. Duloxetine

c. Mirtazapine

d. Amitriptyline

Which of the following antidepressant drugs or classes is associated with the most pronounced sexual adverse effects?

a. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

b. Mirtazapine

c. Bupropion

d. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Which of the following antidepressants would not be indicated for treating any type of anxiety disorder?

a. Bupropion

b. Imipramine

c. Clomipramine

d. Fluvoxamine

Which of the following is not a recognized hypothesis for the etiology of depression?

a. Decreased amines in the brain

b. Decreased neurotrophic factors in the brain

c. Increased thyroid hormone levels

d. Dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis

Which of the following drugs or drug classes would not be associated with serotonin syndrome?

a. Bupropion

b. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

c. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

d. Tricyclic antidepressants

Which of the following drugs or drug classes has been shown to be most effective at treating pain disorders?

a. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

b. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

c. Bupropion

d. Selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors

Which of the following conditions is the main application for trazodone?

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