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Psychopharmacology
- The study of drugs, specifically with the focus on their psychological effects.



Involvement of Serotonin and Dopamine in the Mechanism of action of Novel Antidepressant Drugs - A Review - There is extensive literature describing the involvement of serotonergic and dopaminergic systems in the mechanism of action of antidepressant drugs. However, a unitary analysis of the data in terms of interaction between different monoaminergic systems is still lacking. 3/5
Medicine Cabinet - Medicines for Psychiatric Disorders - From @Health and contains information on classes of medication, medications for disorders and medicine names.  4/5
Mental Health Net - Is one of the best sources of drug information ( and mental health information )   and should be one of your first stops for an information drug search. The following drug information  is available  5/5  :

Adapin Alprazolam Amantadine Amitriptyline Amoxapine Anafranil Antabuse Artane Asendin  Ativan  Aventyl Benadryl Benztropine Bupropion Buspar Buspirone Calan Calcium Carbimide Carbamazepine Carbolith Celexa Chlordiazepoxide Chlorpromazine Cibalith-S Citalopram   Clomipramine Clonazepam Clozapine Clozaril Cogentin Cylert Dalmane  Depakene   Desipramine Desyrel Dexedrine Dextroamphetamine Diazapam Dilantin Divalproex Diphenhydramine Disulfiram Doxepin Duralith Edronax Effexor Elavil Endep Epitol Epival Eskalith Ethosuximide Etrafon Fluanxol Fluoxetine Flupenthixol Fluphenazine Flurazepam Fluvoxamine Halcion Haldol Haloperidol Imipramine Imovane Inderal Isoptin Janimine Klono Lamotrigine Lamictal Largactil Libritabs Librium Lithane Lithium Lithizine Lithobid Lithonate  Lithotabs Lorazepam Loxapac Loxapine Loxitane Ludiomil Luvox Manerix Maprotiline Mellaril  Mesoridazine Methotrimeprazine Methylphenidate Moclobemide Modecate MysolineNardil  Navane  Nefazodone Norpramine Nortriptyline Nozinan Olanzapine Orap Oxazepam Pamelor  Parnate Paroxetine Paxil Pemoline Permitil Perphenazine Pertofrane Phenelzine Pimozide Piportil Pipotiazine Primidone Prolixin Propranolol Protriptyline Prozac Quetiapine Reboxetine Restoril Rhotrimine Risperdal Risperidone Ritalin Rivotril Sabril Serax Serentil Seroquel Sertraline Serzone Sinequan Stelazine Sulpiride Surmontil Symmetrel T-Quil Tegretol Temazepam Temposil Thioridazine Thiothixene Thorazine Tofranil Trazodone Triazolam Trifluoperazine Trihexyphenidyl Trilafon Trimipramine Triptil Valium Valium Injection Valproate Valproic acid Valrelease Venlafaxine Verapamil Vivactil Vigabatrin Wellbutrin Xanax Zarontin Zoloft Zopiclone  Zyprexa
Meta Analysis of Placebo - An article published by the APA. 4/5
Mirtazapine ( Remeron , Zispin ) - Review of the results from clinical studies on the efficacy, safety and tolerability of mirtazapine.  3/5
Modafinil Research - Link to Reseach Articles. 3/5
Neuroleptics, Psychiatric Drug Hazards and Tardive Dyskinesia by Peter R. Breggin, MD - Neuroleptics WARNING! When trying to withdraw from many psychiatric drugs, patients can develop serious and even life-threatening emotional and physical reactions. In short, it is dangerous not only to start taking psychiatric drugs. From Centre for the Study of Psychiatry & Psychology.  3/5
NMHC Drug Index - Alphabetic listing of drugs, and drug types. Information based on use of drugs in adults, except where stated To find the drug you're looking for, click on the highlighted letters or names below.  3/5
Olanzapine, Focus on - Olanzapine is a novel antipsychotic agent marketed by Lilly & Co. 3/5
Paroxetine - An update of its pharmacology and therapeutic use in depression and a review of its use in other disorders. 3/5
Reboxetine - Is a NorAdrenaline Reuptake Inhibitor (NARI) that is approved in over 50 countries as an antidepressant. In May 2001, the FDA declined the approval of reboxetine for the US. 3/5
PharmaWeb - Phamacy Information on the Web 4/5
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain - A professional body site containing information about the Society, its activities and membership requirements.  4/5
Reboxetine ( Edronax , Vestra ) - Reboxetine (Edronax) is a well-tolerated, highly selective "noradrenergic" agent. Crudely, whereas serotonin plays a vital role in mood, noradrenaline is essential to maintaining drive and the capacity for reward.    2/5
RxList - Internet Drug Index.  5/5
The Chemistry of Happiness - Seroxat is set to overtake Prozac as the world's favourite antidepressant. An Article. 3/5
The Healing Power of Placebos - An article form the Consumer Magazine. 3/5
Topamax (topiramate) - From the Clinical Trials Listing Service. 2/5
Venlafaxine - Brand name: Effexor - Venlafaxine is a phenethylamine bicyclic derivative, chemically unrelated to tricyclic, tetracyclic or other available antidepressant agents. 3/5
Venlafaxine - Venlafaxine hydrochloride is a structurally novel antidepressant for oral administration. 3/5
Venlafaxine-tramadol similarities - Venlafaxine and tramadol are relatively new compounds indicated for the treatment of depression and pain, respectively. 3/5
Viloxazine as a betamimetic antidepressant drug - By Bourin M, Ortega A, Larousse C Neuropsychobiology 1987; 17(1-2):35-40. An Abstract. 3/5
Welcome to fluoxetine.com - fluoxetine.com The reference site for fluoxetine and depression Oral fluoxetine hydrochloride belongs to a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). SSRIs selectively affect neurotransmitter chemicals.  2/5
Your Medicines - Any Questions? - A good source of information about drugs for users and carers, produced by Norfolk Mental Health Care NHS Trust Pharmacy 5/5
Zuclopenthixol - What Are The Other Names For Zuclopenthixol? Clopixol, What Is It Used To Treat? 3/5
     
Recommended Books:    
medications
antipsychotics
Neurotransmitters
Breakthroughs in Antipsychotic Medications: A Guide for Consumers, Families and Clinicians (Norton Professional Books) (Paperback) by PJ Weiden (Author) A Guide to the Extrapyramidal Side Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs (Paperback) by D. G. Cunningham Owens (Author) "It is always comforting to reflect on an 'Golden Age' - a time of optimism and hope when the barriers of ignorance and impotence tumbled..." Neurotransmitter Receptors in Actions of Antipsychotic Medications (Handbooks in pharmacology & toxicology) (Hardcover) by Michael S. Lidow (Editor) "The symptoms of schizophrenia embrace virtually the full range of abnormal mental phenomena that afflict the human mind ..."
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