Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacotherapy / Edition 4

Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacotherapy / Edition 4

by Philip G. Janicak, John M. Davis, Sheldon H. Preskorn, Frank J. Ayd
     
 

The fully updated Fourth Edition of this comprehensive clinical reference summarizes the latest data on hundreds of drug and device-based therapies and offers practical, evidence-based guidelines and treatment strategies for virtually every psychiatric disorder. Coverage includes the recently FDA-approved use of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant

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Overview

The fully updated Fourth Edition of this comprehensive clinical reference summarizes the latest data on hundreds of drug and device-based therapies and offers practical, evidence-based guidelines and treatment strategies for virtually every psychiatric disorder. Coverage includes the recently FDA-approved use of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression and current clinical guidelines on electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation, including indications, dosage, variations in treatment, and administration. Other topics addressed include the risks and benefits of psychopharmacotherapy for the pregnant, child, adolescent, geriatric, and dementia patient, and up-to-the-minute strategies for treating schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety, sleep disorders, obsessive-compulsive and panic disorders, dementia, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781760577
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
718
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

General Principles

Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics

Assessment of Drug Efficacy and Relevant Clinical Issues

Indications for Antipsychotics

Treatment with Antipsychotics

Indications for Antidepressants

Treatment with Antidepressants

Treatment with Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Somatic Therapies

Indications for Mood Stabilizers

Treatment with Mood Stabilizers

Indications for Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Agents

Treatment with Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Agents

Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety-Related Disorders

Psychopharmacotherapy in Early Life

Psychopharmacotherapy in Later Life

Psychopharmacotherapy in Special Populations

Appendices

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