Psychotropic Drug Handbook / Edition 8

Psychotropic Drug Handbook / Edition 8

by Paul J. Perry, Bruce Alexander, Barry Liskow, C. Lindsay DeVane
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781762731

ISBN-13: 9780781762731

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This succinct handbook provides students and practitioners with clinically relevant psychotropic drug information. The Eighth Edition is designed as a reference text that also teaches by delivering informative narrative text under standard headlines with references. Its focus goes beyond drug information to cover pharmacotherapy applications.

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This succinct handbook provides students and practitioners with clinically relevant psychotropic drug information. The Eighth Edition is designed as a reference text that also teaches by delivering informative narrative text under standard headlines with references. Its focus goes beyond drug information to cover pharmacotherapy applications.

The book provides detailed, well-referenced, evidence-based information on a wide range of psychotropic drugs, including mood stabilizers, antidepressants, and antianxiety agents. This edition has new chapters on pediatric and geriatric psychopharmacotherapy; new content on antipsychotics, hypnotics, medications used in treating alcoholism and substance dependence, and electroconvulsive therapy; and new algorithms, appendices, and tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781762731
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
Eighth
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
465,344
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Antipsychotics

Antidepressants

Mood Stabilizers

Anxiolytics and Hypnotics

Psychotropic Drug Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Dependence

Drug Interactions

Management of Withdrawal

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Pharmacotherapy of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

Geriatric Psychopharmacotherapy

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