Tag: BSN Notes: Psych-pharmacology and Other Treatment Modalities

Electro-convulsive Therapy (ECT)

ELECTRO-CONVULSIVE THERAPYINTRODUCTIONMost of people ( educated and non educated ) think that life inside mental illness hospitals is horror and ...

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPYIntroductionThe essence of psychoanalytic process lies in understanding the hidden meaning of persons verbalizations, bringing the repressed materials from ...

Cognitive Psychotherapy

COGNITIVE PSYCHOTHERAPYIntroduction·         Cognitive therapy is the term applied to psychological treatments intended to change maladaptive  ways of thinking and thereby ...

Supportive Psychotherapy

SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPYIntroduction·         This is the most commonly practiced form of psychotherapy·         An attempt is made to bring the patient to ...

Psychopharmacology: Antiepileptics antiseizures anticonvulsants

ANTI EPILEPTIC DRUGS ANTI SEIZURE DRUGS ANTICONVULSANTSClassification of AEDsClassical·         Phenytoin·         Phenobarbital·         Primidone·         Carbamazepine·         Ethosuximide·         Valproate (valproic acid)Newer·         Lamotrigine   ·         Felbamate·         ...

Psychopharmacology: Antiparkinsonian Agents

ANTIPARKNSONIAN AGENTS:Indications: Drug induced parkinsonism, and adjunct in the management of parkinsonismClassification·         Anticholinergics (trihexyphenidyl, benztropine, biperidine)·         Dopaminergic agents (bromocriptine, carbidopa ...

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