Antipsychotics are a type of medication that are typically used for treating psychosis. They have proven useful in treating mood disorders. Usually this class of drugs is used as adjunctive treatment (antipsychotic plus antidepressant) in the treatment of depression.

Antipsychotics[edit | edit source]

  • Aripiprazole
  • Asenapine
  • Clozapine
  • Lurasidone
  • Risperidone
  • Quetiapine
  • Olanzapine
  • Ziprasidone

Video[edit | edit source]

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Bipolar-disorder-2-Bipolar-depression-maintenance.avi-0

Discussion of the use of antipsychotics for the treatment of bipolar disorder.

Additional resources[edit | edit source]

Antipsychotic Agents  Psychopharmacology Institute. A collection of videos on the basic concepts of antipsychotic medications. 

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