Drug Therapy


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Which of the following category of drugs is most often used to treat depression?

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1. What is the main function of antipsychotic drugs? Choose the best answer.

2. Which of these drugs is not used to relieve anxiety?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Drugs therapy is commonly used to treat many mental disorders. This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to help test your understanding of mental health drugs, the conditions they treat and possible side effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Drugs used to relieve anxiety
  • Antipsychiotic drugs' main function
  • Drug category often used to treat depression
  • Side effects of drug therapy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

*Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related drug therapy lesson

*Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main types of mental health drugs, such as mood stabilizers and antipsychiotics

*Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding antipsychotic drugs and the conditions they treat

Additional Learning

To learn more about the categories of drugs and the mental disorders they treat, review the corresponding lesson called Drug Therapy. The lesson achieves the following objectives:

  • Defines drug therapy
  • Discusses drug effects and side effects
  • Defines neurotransmitters, Ritalin and Prozac
  • Presents the types of drugs and what they treat
  • Introduces the debate on the pros and cons of drug therapy