Asked by Raihana Tajudeen on Feb 29, 2024



Antipsychotic drugs are also known as:

A) tricyclics.
B) monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) .
C) neuroleptics.
D) serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) .

Antipsychotic Drugs

Medications that are used to treat various symptoms of psychosis, including delusions and hallucinations.


A class of antipsychotic drugs used to treat psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, by altering brain chemistry.

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors

A class of drugs that treat depression by preventing the breakdown of monoamine neurotransmitters, thereby increasing their levels.

  • Appreciate the significance of different medication classes in the treatment of mental health issues.

Verified Answer

Zihyah Dunlap

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Antipsychotic drugs are also known as neuroleptics. Tricyclics and MAOIs are types of antidepressants, while SSRIs are a type of antidepressant used to treat anxiety disorders and depression.