Several medications are useful for the treatment of psychosis and other related conditions. These medications are also used for treatment of mood, anxiety, eating and disruptive behaviour disorders. Sometimes these medications are called neuroleptics, first-generation or typical antipsychotics and second-generation or atypical antipsychotics.
Below you will find information sheets on each of these medications, as well as some resource guides and an antipsychotic monitoring form for families. Use the antipsychotic monitoring form to help you and your doctor monitor how well this medication is working is working for your child, and also to measure any side effects your child may be experiencing.