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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

Antidepressants

What are the side effects?

How should medications for bipolar disorder be taken?



What medications are used to treat anxiety disorders?



Antidepressants

Benzodiazepines (anti-anxiety medications)

Beta-blockers

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

GENRE
Health & Well-Being
RELEASED
2012
July 21
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
83
Pages
PUBLISHER
Jazzybee Verlag
SIZE
854.1
KB

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