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Medicating for Mental Health: Judicious Use of Psychiatric Drugs

Classified as: MED0 - (52 Alt. Courses Available)
Course Description:

This course prepares you to be an effective collaborator with your physician, psychiatrist, or psychologist when deciding if a medication is appropriate treatment. The course introduces fundamental principles for the use of drugs as therapy. It encourages students to have realistic goals regarding the strengths and limitations of psychiatric medications. It provides basic understanding of how a drug acts upon the brain to improve behavioral symptoms. You will learn how new drugs are developed to become viable options for treatment, and how they are ultimately approved for being prescribed. Additionally, this course provides perspective on the proper use of psychiatric medication as a part of a multifactor treatment program.

Course Tags: The Brain Drugs
  • Instructor(s) F. Scott Kraly
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  • Start Date 26/Aug/2015
  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Main Language English
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