Include the following based on the concepts in the treatment of psychotic disorders:
An overview of the major developments in the treatment of psychosis including major drug classes
An explanation of three severe side effects of antipsychotic medications and potential alternative treatments
An explanation of the neurotransmitters involved with and affected by these medications
An explanation of the ethical concerns related to the treatment of psychotic disorders and how you would address them
An explanation of the challenges mental health professionals face in treating psychotic disorders and how you would address them
Then, based on what you know about the treatment of psychotic disorders provide an original and hypothetical case study illustrating a client that would benefit from antipsychotic medications and a brief explanation of an appropriate treatment plan.