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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychiatric_medication

A psychiatric medication is a licensed psychoactive drug taken to exert an effect on the ... Psychopharmacology studies a wide range of substances with various types of psychoactive properties. The professional and commercial fields of ...

whatmeds.stanford.edu/medications/categories.html

Categories of Psychiatric Medications. Psychotropic medications fall into a few large categories. This is how the mental ... Antianxiety Drugs. Ativan (lorazepam)  ...

www.dfps.state.tx.us/Training/Psychotropic_Medication/page38.asp

Classes Of Psychotropic Medications. Pills. The classes (types) of psychotropic medications are: Stimulants; Antidepressants; Antipsychotics; Mood stabilizers ...

www.goodtherapy.org/drugs/psychotropic-medication.html

Nov 24, 2015 ... However, psychotropic medications, like all drugs, do not come without .... Several different types of medications are used to treat mental health ...

www.mental-illness-resources.com/psychiatric-medications.html

Psychiatric Medications - This page discusses the six main types of meds that are ... Stimulants – This class of drug is designed to treat those who suffer from ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4919951

The current classification of drugs was introduced by the World Health Organization in 1976.[1,2] This classification is known as the ATC system, where A refers ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4018967

May 8, 2014 ... Background. Some psychotropic medications (e.g., benzodiazepines, sedative antidepressants, etc.) may impair cognitive and psychomotor ...

abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2011/12/02/what-you-need-to-know-about-psychotropic-drugs

Dec 2, 2011 ... The phrase “psychotropic drugs” is a technical term for psychiatric ... a newer type of antidepressant that specifically works on serotonin levels ...

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/mental-health-medications/index.shtml

NIMH also does not endorse or recommend any particular drug, herb, or supplement. ..... All types of people take psychiatric medications, but some groups have ...