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PPH77060 - Advanced RxP

(3 units)
Major classes of psychotropics are presented: antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, sedative-hypnotics, antimanics, mood stabilizers, anticonvulsants, atypical medications, herbals and supplements. Discussion includes indications for use, diagnostic considerations, historical perspectives, mechanisms of action, side effects, toxic effects, laboratory assessments and drug-drug interactions. In addition, this course will help students identify nutritional, inflammatory and endocrine disorders that affect mental health function and pharmacology.