Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics


Create a handout, pamphlet, or other resource that you might give to a patient that would help explain the concepts of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as they relate to psychiatric medications.

Be sure your resource addresses the following concepts:

  • Absorption
  • Bioavailability
  • Clearance
  • Distribution
  • Elimination
  • Half-life
  • Metabolism
  • Plasma concentration
  • Steady-state

Include a reference list for any sources cited.