Asked by suraj maharajn 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 used to treat psychiatric conditions by altering brain chemistry, particularly for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.


A class of medication primarily used to manage psychosis, particularly in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors

A class of medications used to treat depression by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for breaking down neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine.

  • Identify the application of various drug classes in the management of mental health conditions.

Verified Answer

Nicholas Abusaid

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Antipsychotic drugs are also commonly known as neuroleptics. Tricyclics, MAOIs, and SSRIs are all different types of antidepressant medications.