Bipolar Disorder

Discuss the following medications with use with Bipolar Disorder: antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and antidepressants.

What anticonvulsant are approved for the treatment of Bipolar disorder? What are the lab protocols should be used with anticonvulsants used in mood management?

Compare and contrast the different classes of antidepressants and their side effects.

Look up the Texas Medication Project for Depression. Discuss how this impacts your clinical determination guidelines.