Managing Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications

Managing Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications

by Joseph F. Goldberg, Carrie L. Ernst
     
 

This book provides information on anticipating and countering adverse drug effects when they occur. Cowritten by a research psychopharmacologist and a consultation-liaison psychiatrist, this book helps mental health practitioners assess the risks and benefits of specific psychotropic medications and strategies for managing adverse effects.

American Psychiatric

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Overview

This book provides information on anticipating and countering adverse drug effects when they occur. Cowritten by a research psychopharmacologist and a consultation-liaison psychiatrist, this book helps mental health practitioners assess the risks and benefits of specific psychotropic medications and strategies for managing adverse effects.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585624027
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/17/2012
Pages:
532
Sales rank:
616,362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword. Introduction. List of abbreviations. List of drugs. Part I: General Considerations. The psychiatrist as physician. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacogenomics. Vulnerable populations. Adverse psychiatric effects of nonpsychotropic medications. Adverse psychiatric effects of psychiatric medications. What nonmedical therapists should know about adverse drug effects. Part II: Organ Systems. Cardiovascular system. Dermatological system. Ear, nose and throat. Electrolyte abnormalities. Endocrinopathies. Gastrointestinal system. Genitourinary and renal systems. Hematological system. Musculoskeletal system. Neurological system. Ophthalmological system. Sleep disturbances. Systemic reactions. Pregnancy and the puerperium. Emergency situations. Part III: Summary Recommendations. The future. Appendix 1: self-assessment quetsions and answers. Appendix 2: resources for practitioners. References. Index.

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