Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment / Edition 4

Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment / Edition 4

by Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, Norman Sussman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781762154

ISBN-13: 9780781762151

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this popular handbook includes all the newest drugs used to treat psychiatric disorders. Each chapter provides complete information on preparation and dosages; indications; use in children, elderly persons, and pregnant and nursing women;adverse reactions; and drug-drug interactions.

To help physicians recognize and

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Overview

The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this popular handbook includes all the newest drugs used to treat psychiatric disorders. Each chapter provides complete information on preparation and dosages; indications; use in children, elderly persons, and pregnant and nursing women;adverse reactions; and drug-drug interactions.

To help physicians recognize and prescribe medications, the book presents color plates of all major drugs and indicates the forms and dosages in which they are available. Front-of-book tables identify chapters where each drug is discussed, and drugs used for each disorder. Also included is a tabular listing of toxic and lethal doses of each drug, symptoms of overdose, and emergency management measures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781762151
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


1. General Principles of Psychopharmacology ........ 1
2. Medication-Induced Movement Disorders.............. 23
3. 2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists: Clonidine and Guanfacine ........ 33
4. Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists .............39
5. Anticholinergics and Amantadine ............46
6. Anticonvulsants: Gabapentin, Tiagabine, Levetiracetam, Topiramate,
and Zonisamide ........... 52
7. Antihistamines .............58
8. Barbiturates and Similarly Acting Drugs ........ 63
9. Benzodiazepines and Drugs Acting on Benzodiazepine Receptors ......... 72
10. Bupropion .............. ... 82
11. Buspirone ...................................87
12. Calcium Channel Inhibitors ....................................... 91
13. Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine................................. 95
14. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Memantine ............... 103
15. Dantrolene .................. 110
16. Disulfiram and Acamprosate................................112
17. Dopamine Receptor Agonists and Precursors: Apomorphine,
Bromocriptine, Levodopa, Pergolide, Pramipexole, and Ropinirole ................... 117
18. Dopamine Receptor Antagonists: Typical Antipsychotics ............................... 122
19. Lamotrigine ............... 139
20. Lithium ................... 143
21. Mirtazapine ................... 157
22. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors ............................ 160
23. Nefazodone .............. 167
24. Opioid Receptor Agonists: Methadone, Buprenorphine,
and Levomethadyl ............... 170
25. Opioid Receptor Antagonists: Naltrexone, Nalmefene, and Naloxone ............. 176
26. Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors ................ 183
27. Selective Serotonin?Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors:
Venlafaxine and Duloxetine ................. 187
28. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors .................. 193
29. Serotonin?Dopamine Antagonists: Atypical Antipsychotics ............................... 208
30. Sympathomimetics and Related Drugs ................. 221
31. Thyroid Hormones ................... 231
32. Trazodone ......................... 235
33. Tricyclics and Tetracyclics ................ 238
34. Valproate ............................. 250
35. Yohimbine .............................257
36. Psychoactive Herbs ....................... 259
37. Intoxication and Overdose ................... 266
Index....................... 277

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