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Psychotropic medications are those that are used to treat mental health conditions. It is not uncommon for someone with a mental health condition to be prescribed with a variety of medications throughout their lifetime. Not all medications work for everyone, so there is often some trial and error before finding the right solution. However, many people lead productive lives in part due to the effectiveness of medication.
Watch this video to learn how specific psychotropic medications work.
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