Explain what you believe to be the greatest challenges in the use of psychoactive medications
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the required chapters from the text and review the required articles for this week. Over the
course of the past weeks, we have considered the use of medications in the treatment of various psychological disorders. This discussion will provide you
with an opportunity to give an informed appraisal on the use of drugs to treat disorders and defend your stance based on your judgment of the
literature. In your initial post, describe what you believe are the greatest strengths and weaknesses of using the medications to treat psychological disorders. Evaluate the employment of psychoactive drugs in the treatment of disorders over the lifespan from both an ethical and risk-benefits
perspective. Summarize the theories of psychiatric disease and the scientific rationale behind its treatment through the employment of drug
therapies. Explain what you believe to be the greatest challenges in the use of psychoactive medications over the next several years. Support your statements with references and logical arguments.