The most important thing to do when you get a diagnostic is to educate yourself about the disorder. If you take medications, you should always check the WWH(Why,what and how)of the medication(s) prescribed.
The following phrases will introduce types of psychiatric medications.
There are 4 types of psychiatric medications:antipsychotic,antimanic,antidepressants and antianxiety.
Antipsychotic: It is used to treat psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, paranoia, etc.
Antimanic: It is used to treat mild to severe mood swings in bipolar disorder or its milder forms.
Antidepressants: It is used to treat depressive symptoms in depression, anorexia, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, bulimia, panic disorder, etc.
Antianxiety: It is used to treat anxiety symptoms for people with panic disorders, sleep disorders, OCD, etc.
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