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The Development of Psychiatric Drugs

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Modern psychiatric drug development began around the:

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1. Lithium has been used to treat (choose the best answer):

2. Iproniazid was first developed to treat:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When did the development of psychiatric drugs begin? What do some specific psychiatric drugs treat? You will be quizzed on these and related topics when you self-assess your understanding of the origins and uses of psychiatric drugs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment tool will check your ability to identify:

  • In what era modern psychiatric drugs were first developed
  • What specific drugs such as iproniazid and chlorpromazine are used to treat
  • The name of the first tricyclic antidepressant drug

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately identify key terms like the first tricyclic antidepressant
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding in which decade modern psychiatric drugs began to be developed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what conditions specific drugs have been used to treat

Additional Learning

You will get more details about this subject by using the lesson The Development of Psychiatric Drugs. The lesson teaches you:

  • What the term psychiatric means
  • Early accidental and deliberate discoveries of drugs used for psychiatric conditions
  • Names of drugs and what they treat
  • Current facts about modern psychiatric drug development
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