Psychoactive Medication

Psychoactive Medication often helps in treating depression, anxiety, insomnia, and other psychological complications. It does not affect the underlying causes of these disorders, but it provides symptomatic relief to allow people to live more normal lives. Most of the drugs covered in this section have numerous effects on the nervous system. Psychotropic drugs for the treatment of mental illness are dependent on the disorder for which they are prescribed. Mainly it is used as an enhancing therapy for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Based on the data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Males (4.2%) were more likely than females (2.2%) to use ADHD drugs. Females (4.5%) were more likely than males (2.0%) to use antidepressants. The goal of this session is to understand the relationship between antipsychotics and psychotherapy, role of Akt/GSK3 signaling and dopamine in the action of psychotropic drugs.

  • Psychoactive medication
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychopathology
  • Dopamine in antidepressant drugs
  • Addiction of psychoactive drugs
  • Akt/GSK3 signaling in the action of psychotropic drugs
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

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