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Anti-depressant and mood stabilising drugs

Anti-depressant and mood stabilising drugs

Learning outcomes from this lecture: 1. describe indications for and phases of treatment of depressive illness 2. describe the mechanisms of action and properties of commonly used antidepressant drugs 3. summarise the potential benefits and risks of antidepressants 4. describe the indications for mood-stabilising drugs in treating patients with bipolar disorder 5. summarise the potential benefits and risks of mood stabilising drugs

Added By: Prof Julia Sinclair
Date: 06 Dec 2019 10:09
Creators: Julia Sinclair, David Baldwin
Programme & Year: BM5/BM(EU) Y2
Module: Nervous System
Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Keywords: psychiatry (mental health), long term conditions, psychopharmacology, depression, lithium
License: Copyright: University of Southampton

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