Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology / Edition 2

Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology / Edition 2

by Alan F. Schatzberg, Jonathan O. Cole
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880483180

ISBN-13: 9780880483186

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Compatible with DSM-IV, this manual provides concise and updated guidance in the selection and prescription of appropriate drug therapies for individual patients. It reviews all classes of psychiatric medications, including new drugs such as olanzapine, sertindole, gabapentin, mirtazapine, and venlafaxine. Updated information on side effects and dosages is included.…  See more details below

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Compatible with DSM-IV, this manual provides concise and updated guidance in the selection and prescription of appropriate drug therapies for individual patients. It reviews all classes of psychiatric medications, including new drugs such as olanzapine, sertindole, gabapentin, mirtazapine, and venlafaxine. Updated information on side effects and dosages is included. Special chapters address the pharmacotherapy of chemical dependence and abuse and emergency room treatment, as well as treatment recommendations for children, mentally retarded people, elderly people, and other special patient groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880483186
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1General principles of psychopharmacological treatment1
2Diagnosis and classification13
3Antidepressants33
4Antipsychotic drugs149
5Mood stabilizers237
6Antianxiety agents313
7Hypnotics369
8Stimulants401
9Augmentation strategies for treatment-resistant disorders423
10Emergency room treatment463
11Pharmacotherapy for substance use disorders481
12Pharmacotherapy in special situations511
13Herbals and dietary supplements573
AppStrengths and costs of antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs591

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