What is the function of your neurotransmitter

For this discussion, create a five to six slide PowerPoint presentation. Educate your fellow classmates on your assigned topic. Be creative in presenting your topic and include at least two references (in APA format) beyond Stahl textbook for your information.

Please answer the following questions regarding your assigned neurotransmitter topic.

My neurotransmitter topic is: SEROTONIN

  • What is the function of your neurotransmitter?
  • What is the pathway of origin and projections?
  • Is your neurotransmitter excitatory or inhibitory?
  • What behaviors are associated with this neurotransmitter?

Textbook:  Stahl, S. (2013). Essentials of Psychopharmacology, (4th edition). United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, ISBN-13: 978-1107025981.

Background: I am currently enrolled in the Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program, I am a Registered Nurse, and I work in a Psychiatric Hospital.