All management options considered should be patient-centred and ideally decided collaboratively with the patient (shared-decision making). It should be holistic as part of a BIO-PSYCHO-SOCIAL approach. Click on each of the 3 links to read about what makes up this approach



Other medication resources: Leaflets from South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust are available on their website (see what the patients see). The 'Handy Fact sheets' are particularly useful. You should be familiar with these concepts by the end of the placement:


For videos that teach about psychiatric medications, we suggest looking at the Speed Pharmacology YouTube channel:


Click here to read more about antipsychotics:


Click here to read more about other aspects of support, care and treatmentin mental health: