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What You Always Wanted To Know About Mental Health Medications

This volume of the Medical Basic Guides is about Mental Health Medications “What You Always Wanted To Know About…” are, straight-to-the-point, easily understandable and comprehensive medical ebooks and guides for everybody. Whether you are just interested in the topic of the book or you are directly affected by it, these books can really help you with the information you need. This is your step toward new insights and informations.

The contents of this book:

Introduction: Mental Health Medications
What are psychiatric medications?
How are medications used to treat mental disorders?

What medications are used to treat schizophrenia?

What are the side effects?
How are antipsychotics taken and how do people respond to them?
How do antipsychotics interact with other medications?

What medications are used to treat depression?

What are the side effects?
How should antidepressants be taken?
Are herbal medicines used to treat depression?
FDA warning on antidepressants

What medications are used to treat bipolar disorder?

Mood stabilizers
Atypical antipsychotics
What are the side effects?
How should medications for bipolar disorder be taken?

What medications are used to treat anxiety disorders?

Benzodiazepines (anti-anxiety medications)
What are the side effects?
How should medications for anxiety disorders be taken?

What medications are used to treat ADHD?

What are the side effects?
How are ADHD medications taken?
Are ADHD medications safe?
FDA warning on possible rare side effects

Which groups have special needs when taking psychiatric medications?

Children and adolescents
Older adults
Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant

What should I ask my doctor if I am prescribed a psychiatric medication?

Alphabetical List of Medications
Medications Organized by Trade Name
Medications Organized by Generic Name
For More Information on Medications
34 printed pages
Original publication

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