Psychotropic Medications

Howard Chadwick, Daniel Thomas Bressington

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedicines Management in Mental Health Care
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages23-57
Number of pages35
ISBN (Print)9781405132893
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Antipsychotic medication for treating psychosis symptoms
  • Atypical antipsychotics - low propensity inducing EPSEs
  • Dopaminergic side effects
  • Key medication management issues relating to drug class
  • Mental health nurses and role in psychiatric medication management
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS)
  • Pharmacological treatment options for bipolar disorder - lithium salts, anti-convulsants and antipsychotics
  • Psychotropic medications
  • Tardive dyskinesia (TD)
  • Third-generation antipsychotics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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