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Medications 

Medications
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Medications
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198568988.003.0008
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date: 12 December 2019

Drugs used in mental health treatment 262

Safe administration of medicines 264

Prescribing medication: general principles 266

Assessing and managing the side-effects of medication 268

Nurse prescribing 272

Medicines used in mental health fall into four broad categories:

Antipsychotics.

Antidepressants.

Mood stabilizers....

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