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National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is a mental health advocacy organization. Its goals include offering hope, reform, and health to the American community by providing education, support, and advocacy. The NAMI website has information on a wide range of mental illnesses, medications, and support resources.
MedlinePlus is a health information website sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It provides current and authoritative information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, specific diseases and conditions, and clinical trials.
NIMH: Mental Health Medications
Provides an overview of psychiatric medications used to treat various mental health disorders.
Medline Plus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
Comprehensive listing of over the counter, and prescription drugs, supplements, and herbs.
Provides information on psychiatric medications as well as links to further information and resources such as prescription drug assistance information and an “ask the psychiatric pharmacist” service.
Medicines for Mental Health: The Ultimate Guide to Psychiatric Medication by Kevin Thompson, 2007
This book provides detailed and readable information about all psychiatric medications and other medical treatments for mental illnesses, including sexual dysfunction, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. It explains how treatments work in layman’s terms.
Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs, 2008 Edition by Lawrence Albers, 2008
This compact handbook features information on dosage, side effects, and drug interactions for all psychiatric drugs.
Better Than Prozac: Creating the Next Generation of Psychiatric Drugs by Samuel Barondes, 2003
Considers the history of psychiatric drugs, their development, and current applications. Also addresses the limitations and side effects of today’s drugs and shows how new research will allow for a new generation of superior drugs.