Archives for Antipsychotics - Page 2

Medications for Schizophrenia

Antipsychotic medications have been available since the mid-1950s. They have greatly improved the outlook for individual patients. These medications reduce the psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia and usually allow the...
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Depression Treatment

Topics Covered in This Depression Treatment Article: Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) Self-Help Psychotherapy, Medication or Both? References Introduction This article...
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Common Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

Benzodiazepines Drowsiness, impaired coordination, memory impairment, dry mouth. Brand names include Xanax, Klonopin, Valium and Ativan. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) Nausea, diarrhea, sexual dysfunction, insomnia, fatigue. Brand names...
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