LESSON 9 Psychotherapeutic Agents.
TEXT ASSIGNMENT Paragraphs 9-1--9-20.
LESSON OBJECTIVES After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
9-1. Given a group of statements and one of the four classes of functional mental disorders, select the best description of that class of mental disorders.
9-2. From a group of statements, select the statement that best differentiates between fear and anxiety.
9-3. Given one of the following terms: fear, anxiety, antianxiety agent, depression, antidepressant, antipsychotic agent, or tranquilizer and a group of definitions, select the correct definition of that term.
9-4. Given one of the following categories of drugs: antianxiety agents, antidepressant agents, and antipsychotic agents and a group of statements that describe uses, advantages, disadvantages, adverse effects, or precautions and warnings select the statement that best describes the use(s) advantage(s), disadvantage(s), adverse effect(s), or caution(s) and warning(s) associated with that category of drug.
9-5. Given a group of statements, select the statement that best describes the advantages of antianxiety agents over drugs that were previously used to calm or sedate patients.
9-6. Given the generic and/or trade name of a psychotherapeutic agent and a group of uses, adverse effects, or cautions and warnings, select the use(s), adverse effects, or cautions and warnings associated with that agent.
SUGGESTION After completing the assignment, complete the exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.
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