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APP OF THE WEEK

PSYCH DRUGS & MEDICATIONS

PsychDrugs

 

iOS

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Android

 

 

DESCRIPTION

From  iTunes Store

“Want to learn about psychotropic medications quickly and easily? Then check out this free app!

With Psych Drugs, you can learn important and useful information about various psychotropic medications such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and anti-anxiety medications.

Some major classes of psych drugs include: SSRIs, TCAs, MAOIs, second generation (atypical) antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and meds for insomnia, anxiety, depression, ADHD, alcohol dependence, opioid dependence and nicotine addiction, etc…

Perfect for psychology test and flashcards log, you can learn about drug interaction or interactions, meds apps, mental health, diseases and disability. This cool app also serves as a reminder and personality checker like a healing book diary full of medical terms and terminology dictionary info and smart facts.

Also as a nursing central handbook for pill identifier and identification, medication guide for this dot com age of psychological testing and games.

For each medication, you will find:
Generic name
Brand name
Class
Indications
Dosage forms
Maximum daily dose for adults
Maximum daily dose for adolescents and children
Half-life
Side effects

This useful app is ideal for medical and mental health professionals, psychiatrist, psychiatric residents, medical students, psychology students, therapists, counselors, and of course curious lay people who just want to familiarize themselves with psychotropic medications. If you want more detailed information, you can check out other medical apps like epocrates rx, webmd mobile cme, and medscape for symptom checker, and baby health prescription!

Scroll alphabetically through the list and quickly jump to a letter with an A-Z side panel.
Find a medication quickly with convenient search bar function.
Tap on the medication to learn about it.
Save your favorites with a touch of a button.
Share drug info with a friend via email.”

HOW TO USE THIS APP

When the topic of Abnormal Psychology comes up in class, invariably there are questions about psychogenic drugs.  This is an excellent resource that maintains an updated information base that will provide answers for the class discussions and questions.

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