MPharmS, consultant pharmacist, mental health services, at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Patients with antisocial personality disorder often present with substance misuse problems and comorbid mental health problems. Pharmacists can support them by improving medicine adherence and advice on how they can take their medicines safely.
As one of the most common paediatric psychiatric disorders, pharmacists and healthcare professionals need to be aware of the symptoms of depression and be able to assess children and young people who may be at risk.
Depression in adults: recognition and managementSubscription
Pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be able to recognise the symptoms of depression in people who use their services and direct them towards accessing treatment.
A solid overview of psychotropic drugsSubscription
Depression: clinical features and diagnosisSubscription