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Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment / Edition 3
     

Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment / Edition 3

by Benjamin J. Sadock
 

ISBN-10: 0781725313

ISBN-13: 9780781725316

Pub. Date: 11/30/2000

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Third Edition of this popular handbook is a current and practical guide to the drug treatment of psychiatric disorders. All the newest drugs are included and every chapter is completely updated.Drugs are classified by pharmacological activity and listed alphabetically. Each chapter includes complete information on preparation and dosages; indications; use in

Overview

The Third Edition of this popular handbook is a current and practical guide to the drug treatment of psychiatric disorders. All the newest drugs are included and every chapter is completely updated.Drugs are classified by pharmacological activity and listed alphabetically. Each chapter includes 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 commercially available. Tables at the front of the book identify chapters where each drug is discussed, and which drugs are used for each disorder. The book includes a tabular listing of toxic and lethal doses of each drug, symptoms of overdose, and emergency management measures; and information on the effects of drugs on laboratory tests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781725316
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/30/2000
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  1. General Principles of Psychopharmacology 1
  2. a2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists: Clonidine and Guanfacine 29
  3. b-Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists 35
  4. Amantadine 42
  5. Anticholinergics 45
  6. Antihistamines 49
  7. Barbiturates and Similarly Acting Drugs 54
  8. Benzodiazepines 63
  9. Bupropion 75
  10. Buspirone 79
  11. Calcium Channel Inhibitors 83
  12. Carbamazepine 87
  13. Chloral Hydrate 96
  14. Cholinesterase Inhibitors 98
  15. Dantrolene 103
  16. Disulfiram 105
  17. Dopamine Receptor Agonists and Precursors: Apomorphine, Bromocriptine, Levodopa, Pergolide, Pramipexole, and Ropinirole 108
  18. Dopamine Receptor Antagonists: Typical Antipsychotics 113
  19. Lithium 136
  20. Mirtazapine 148
  21. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 151
  22. Naltrexone 158
  23. Nefazodone 165
  24. Opioid Receptor Agonists: Methadone, Levomethadyl, and Buprenorphine169
  25. Orlistat 176
  26. Other Anticonvulsants: Gabapentin, Lamotrigine, and Topiramate 178
  27. Reboxetine 184
  28. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors 186
  29. Serotonin-Dopamine Antagonists: Atypical Antipsychotics 204
  30. Sibutramine 219
  31. Sildenafil 222
  32. Sympathomimetics and Related Drugs 226
  33. Thyroid Hormones 234
  34. Trazodone 237
  35. Tricyclics and Tetracyclics 241
  36. Valproate 252
  37. Venlafaxine 259
  38. Yohimbine 262
  39. Drug Augmentation Therapy 264
  40. Laboratory Tests and Drug Therapy 271
  41. Psychoactive Herbs 288
  42. Medication-Induced Movement Disorders 295
  43. Intoxication and Overdose 304

    Index 313

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