Are you looking for handouts for the clients or education?
If the latter, get Stahl's books. His prescriber's guide lists approved and off label uses, augmentation strategies, etc. The essentials books does a fun job explaining how most psych meds work.
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A considerable amount of meds in psych are off label so you're standard nurse book will be useless.
Most all of us pick our preferred meds and stick to those. Out of 40-50 psych meds I may consider using in practice, I generally stick to about ten them. Psych meds aren't really great either. Some days I find myself really tired of med mgmt.
All of the SSRIs, excluding paroxetine, are generally safe in pregnancy and lactation and can treat, depressive, anxiety, trauma, obsessive-compulsive, and eating disorders. The side effects might be leveraged.
bupropion may be used for depression, ^ executive function, wakefulness, appetite reduction >wt loss, smoking cessation and suppress drug and maybe gambling cravings, libido increase
mirtazapine - depression, sometimes anxiety, sleep, appetite < wt gain
antiepileptics for impulse control, anger, anxiety, mood stabization, seizures, migraine, antipsychotic augmentation; notably here valproic acid formulations, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, gabapentin
differentiate between first and second generation antipsychotics. Potential uses might be psychosis, bipolarity, depression, insomnia, trauma, anxiety, appetite increase, OCD augmentation, et Al
Not many people use MAO inhibitors, but when I do they work well
tricyclic antidepressants - depression, sleep, anxiety, chronic pain, HA, appetite/weight
stimulants - ADHD, executive function increase whether ADHD or not, refractory depression, wakefulness, appetite suppression and weight loss
SNRIs - can be dose dependent, depression, anxiety, trauma, pain
buspirone - anxiety, little else
trazodone and nefazodone depression, insomnia
lithium - mood stability, depression, suicide protective, antipsychotic augmentation
benzodiazepines - anxiety, panic, ocd, trauma (contraindicated in many studies), sleep, psychosis, agitation, IED; z- drugs
Other drugs you may find floating around:
beta blockers, almost always propranolol for anxiety or tremor, HA,
alpha 1 blockers - anxiety, sweating, nightmares and sleep (prazosin)
alpha 2 agonists - clonidine and guanfacine; anxiety, ADHD, kids with what presents as ADHD, agitation, sleep
desmopressin - enuresis
cyproheptadine - appetite/wt, sexual dysfunction, several uses
ropinirole, et al
melatonin and melatonin agonists
hydroxyzine pamoate (capsule) or hydrochloride (tablet) - anxiety, agitation, sleep
Read about EPS and how to treat it, serotonin syndrome, serotonin discontinuation syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, akithisia (which I spell differently every time I write it),