Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders

Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders

by Susan L. McElroy
     
 

Several antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) now have regulatory indications for treating bipolar disorder. There is growing evidence that AEDs in general have a variety of useful psychotropic effects. Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders is the first comprehensive, clinically oriented reference on the use of AEDs to treat a variety of psychiatric

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Overview

Several antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) now have regulatory indications for treating bipolar disorder. There is growing evidence that AEDs in general have a variety of useful psychotropic effects. Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders is the first comprehensive, clinically oriented reference on the use of AEDs to treat a variety of psychiatric conditions such as mood, psychotic, anxiety, substance use, eating, and personality disorders. Written by the leading clinical experts, the book is organized by psychiatric disorder for easier information gathering, enabling physicians to use the text as a standalone reference.

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"The editors are well-known and well-regarded as are many of the authors who represent the handful of leaders in their respective areas. The overall topic is timely and is covered in greater depth than the usual journal supplements can provide."
—Jonathan Alpert, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849382598
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/16/2008
Series:
Medical Psychiatry Series
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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