About the Course:

This is an introductory level course designed to help mental health professionals, patients and their families understand how and why medications can be used as part of the treatment of mental health problems.


Revised By Margaret Strock

About the Author:

A National Institute Mental Health Publication

Course Objectives:

  1. to learn about medications available to treat many types of mental illnesses

  2. to become familiar with medications for special groups, such as children, the elderly, and pregnant women

  3. to become aware of both generic and trade names of many medications used in mental health treatment

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