Define psychotherapeutic agent. Briefly describe conditions that psychotherapeutic agents are used to treat . Why are older adults more at risk for adverse effects of psychotherapeutic agents? Based on these risk factors,describe nursing measures to implement when working with these patients and include the rationale for each measure. Construct a table comparing the prototype drug for each class of psychotherapeutic agents with the other drugs in that class. Note similarities and differences of the prototype drug to other drugs. Chapter 22 psychotherapeutic Agents pharmacology.