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Tricyclics are used to treat: a. schizophrenia b. anxiety disorders c. bipolar disorder d....

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Tricyclics are used to treat:

a. schizophrenia

b. anxiety disorders

c. bipolar disorder

d. depression

Medication for Mental Illness:

A drug for a mental illness is often prescribed when a physician can monitor the patient, supervise their dosages and help the patient with any side effects that may hinder their quality of life. A medication should hopefully do more good than harm for the patient's wellbeing.

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The correct answer is d. depression. Tricyclic antidepressants are a class of drug used for psychological disorders. Depression suppresses a person's...

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Depression leads to feelings of sadness. It's thought that the mood disorder is influenced by lower than normal concentrations of certain neurotransmitters within the brain. Learn how antidepressants increase these feel-good neurotransmitters.


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