The Great Debate: Typical vs. Atypical Antipsychotic Medications. Mental health disorders such as schizophrenia are chronic illnesses requiring long-term management strategies. You are working with a group of nurses who support patients being prescribed antipsychotic medications. The nurses are now debating on whether patients should be administered typical or atypical antipsychotic medications.
Now it is your turn to first select if you support patients being prescribed typical or atypical antipsychotic medications. Next, provide strong evidence to support your selection of the medication category.