- Wednesday, September 11
- 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
In this talk, participants will receive an overview of the various medications that can be used to treat mental distress. The speaker will review the history of psychopharmacology, beginning with the use of anxiety medications, then hypnotics. A history of antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics will follow, and the speaker will end with a brief discussion of stimulants.
Prescribe benzodiazepines and hypnotics skillfully
Discuss different types of antidepressants
Recognize when and how to use a mood stabilizer
Discuss antipsychotic and stimulant medications
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