Diagnosis plays a huge role in the successful treatment of mental disorders. Subtle differences in symptoms can lead to different diagnoses, and therefore different prescribed medications. The neurological causes of anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and ADHD are examined; as well as the mechanisms of the drugs commonly used to treat them.
"The Treatment of Mental Disorders through Medication,"
Sound Neuroscience: An Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal:
2, Article 9.
Available at: http://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/soundneuroscience/vol1/iss2/9