There are several antipsychotics available for patients with psychotic disorders. Select an antipsychotic medication from your readings and discuss its use, potential side effects, dosing, mechanism of action, and the receptors it affects in the brain.
Ann is a 34-year-old African American woman who presents with a 6 week history of initial and terminal insomnia and a 10 pound weight loss over that same period. She admits to feeling sad almost every day for the past 6 weeks that occurred after she lost her job. She