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acetylcholine excitatory: stimulates muscle contractions, involved in memory, learning, and general intellection
dopamine inhibitory: pleasurable sensations, involved in movement, attention and learning
serotonin inhibitory: moods and emotional states
norepinephrine excitatory: arousal in fight/flight, plays a role in memory retrieval and learning
gamma-aminobutyric acid inhibitory: helps to offset excitatory messages and regulate daily sleep/wake cycles
endorphines inhibitory: involved in pain perception and positive emotions
glutamate excitatory: used in memory, learning, and movement
acetylcholine effect of deficit: alzheimers
dopamine effect of deficit: parkinsons
serotonin effect of deficit: depression and mood disorders
norepinephrine effect of deficit: mental disorders especially depression
gamma-aminobutyric acid effect of deficit: anxiety
endorphines effect of deficit: body experiences pain
Created by: hannaho