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What is Active Immunity?Acquired when a person's own immune system generates the immune response.
What is Passive Immunity?Produced when the immunoglobulins of one person are transferred to another.
What are Anticholinergic Side Effects?Dry mouth, constipation, urinary hesitancy or retention, dry nasal passages, and blurred near vision; commonly seen as side effects of medication
What is Depot Injection?A slow-release, injectable form of antipsychotic medication for maintenance therapy
What are Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS's)? How is EPS treated? What are the symptoms?Neurologic side effects of antipsychotic medications that are drug and dose related; treated with anticholinergic medications; include dystonia, pseudoparksonism, and akasthisia
What is the Kindling Process?The snowball-life effect seen when minor seizure activity seems to build up into more frequent and severe seizures
What is Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)?A potentially fatal, idiosyncratic reaction to an antipsychotic (or neuroleptic) drug
What is Postinjection Delirium/Sedation Syndrome (PDSS)?Cluster of symptoms, such as slurred speech, confusion, sedation, altered gait, or unconscious that result from accidental intravascular injection of a portion of olanzapine

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