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In anatomy/physiology, there are 2 major categorizations of the nervous system: Central nervous system (brain + spinal cord) and peripheral nervous system (all other neural structures) Somatic nervous system, which controls skeletal muscles and skin, and and autonomic n. system, which controls internal organs, blood vessels and glands and is further divided ...


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Predicting individual side effects is generally not feasible in current clinical practice, although in the purview of "personalized medicine", mostly as a research goal/topic. For psychotropic medications, this is largely envisaged to work through pharmacogenomics: In pharmacogenomics, genomic information is used to study individual responses to drugs. ...


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Therapeutic effects and adverse reactions of psychoneuro-pharmaceutical drugs are tested using the same gold standard as usd for more conventional drugs, namely in randomized controlled trials. Phase I trials focus on side effects and dosages in a small group of healthy subjects. Phase II testings assess efficacy and side effects in a medium-sized ...


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How can we earnestly predict the effects, both therapeutic and adverse, of psychotropic drugs on the specific patient in front of us? The basic answer is that you cannot necessarily predict accurately how any medication will affect any individual person. Medications can in general, carry risks of side effects. The risk levels of each side effect will also ...


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I work in data science, I reach many of the conclusions that a psychologist might, by means of aggregating a lot of data and backtracking on it. I have no formal training and all my opinions are based on conclusions we tested & drew from our work that translated into nearly no bad business decisions and constant growth. Machine learning is not general ...


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