Antipsychotics

Basic Knowledge of Antipsychotics: The How and The Next Five

Basic Knowledge of Antipsychotics: The How and The Next Five

“Haldol and Prolixin.  A few of the patients and clients are on Thorazine. How is it different from Haldol and Prolixin?”  

Basic Knowledge of Antipsychotics: The How and the First Two

Basic Knowledge of Antipsychotics: The How and the First Two

Pharmacology is the study of drugs (pharmaceuticals), their actions and effects, and it is further divided into several branches, depending on the part of the body or the physiologic system a class of drugs has major active or target effects.   Psychopharmacology is, therefore, the study of the action and effects of drugs on the thinking (cognition), emotions, behavior, and sensation of an individual.

Basic Psychopharmacology Knowledge for Non-Medical Staff: 5 Reasons Why

Basic Psychopharmacology Knowledge for Non-Medical Staff: 5 Reasons Why

“You kept telling me to speak with Elva about it. I just kept it to myself.  And I just stopped taking my medication.”  Henry articulated these words to Lily, with sadness in his voice.  Lily, also sad, wishing she could have turned back the clock, replied, “I am sorry. I should have taken the time to listen to you, and, at least, try to understand what you wanted to tell me.”