Overview of the Effects of Behavioral Health Medications
Objectives: Describe how antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, stimulants, and ant-psychotic medications are likely to affect your client. Recognize possible side effects caused by antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, stimulants, and ant-psychotic medications. Respond appropriately when your client experiences side effects for medications used to treat behavioral health disorders.
Description: Clients who struggle with behavioral health disorders may take medication to relieve various symptoms. These medications may cause your client to experience side effects. In this class, you will learn the purpose of common behavioral health medications, how your client is likely to respond to these medications, and how to recognize and respond when your client is experiencing side effects.