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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Psychopharmacology: Drugs and mental health disorders

Author(s):
Pratishtha
Abstract:
The field of psychopharmacology, delving into the intricate relationship between drugs and mental health disorders, has witnessed remarkable advancements in recent decades. This research paper critically examines the multifaceted interplay between pharmacological interventions and various mental health conditions. By synthesizing empirical evidence and theoretical frameworks, this study elucidates the mechanisms of action, efficacy, and side effects of psychotropic medications commonly used in the treatment of mental illnesses. Moreover, it explores emerging trends in psychopharmacological research, including novel drug targets and personalized medicine approaches, to address the complex nature of psychiatric disorders. Furthermore, this paper investigates the ethical considerations surrounding the prescription and administration of psychotropic drugs, emphasizing the importance of informed consent, patient autonomy, and minimizing potential harm. Through a comprehensive analysis, this research contributes to the understanding of psychopharmacology's role in promoting mental health and underscores the need for integrated approaches that prioritize both biological and psychosocial factors in psychiatric care.
Pages: 1247-1251  |  115 Views  52 Downloads


The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Pratishtha. Psychopharmacology: Drugs and mental health disorders. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):1247-1251. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2019.v8.i4s.25504

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