Psychopharmacology

In this section, you’ll find all the relevant information about drugs, so you can understand their typology, mechanisms, and effects when treating diverse psychological conditions.

How Antidepressants Work

Antidepressants work by triggering physiological changes, which improve your mood. The chemical action of the drugs cause the changes, and their duration is limited. These drugs also cause side effects that scientists still don’t fully understand. These days, depression is…

Pharmacological Treatment for Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common disorders and affects a large part of the population. That being said, it’s necessary to learn about the pharmacological treatment for insomnia, as well as other alternatives. Insomnia can be defined as the…

Learn All about Clonazepam (Klonopin)

Clonazepam, commonly known as Klonopin, is a widely used medication. It affects the way your central nervous system works. In this article, we’re going to analyze when you should take it, its effects, and the precautions you should take if your doctor…

Migraine Pharmacological Therapy

Migraine is the most frequent type of headache and a major cause of disability in our society. This is why it’s important to study migraine pharmacological therapy for acute and preventive crises. Migraine is a recurring and intense headache, usually…

Agomelatine: An Atypical Antidepressant

Agomelatine is an effective antidepressant with high response and remission rates. It’s relatively safe and most people tend to take well to it. It differs from other antidepressants because it impacts your circadian rhythms.  Agomelatine, also sold as Valdoxan, is…

Learn All about Antipsychotics

People can only buy antipsychotics with a prescription. They’re approved for treating mental health problems characterized by psychotic symptomology. For example, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and some forms of bipolar disorder or severe depression. Some antipsychotics can also be used to…