Psychotropic Drugs: Fast Facts / Edition 4

Psychotropic Drugs: Fast Facts / Edition 4

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by Sidney H. Kennedy, Jerrold S. Maxmen, Roger S. McIntyre
     
 

Now in its fourth edition, this book continues to present valuable information in a clear, accessible format.See more details below

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Now in its fourth edition, this book continues to present valuable information in a clear, accessible format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393705201
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
Fast Facts
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
286
Sales rank:
1,378,038
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Antipsychotics 1

Introduction to Drug Class 1

First-Generation Antipsychotics 2

Second-Generation Antipsychotics 27

Therapeutic Application 40

2 Agents for Treating Movement Disorders 49

Introduction to Drug Class 49

3 Antidepressants 63

Introduction to Drug Class 63

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 64

Transporter Inhibitors 75

Receptor Antagonists/Agonists 93

Therapeutic Application 100

4 Dementia-Treating Agents 103

Introduction to Drug Class 103

Cholinesterase Inhibitors 104

NMDA Antagonist 111

Therapeutic Application 114

5 Mood Stabilizers 117

Introduction to Drug Class 117

Lithium 118

Anticonvulsants 128

Therapeutic Application 142

6 Antianxiety Agents 149

Introduction to Drug Class 149

Benzodiazepines 150

Nonbenzodiazepines 161

Therapeutic Application 174

7 Hypnotics 177

Introduction to Drug Classes 177

Hypnotic Benzodiazepines and Selective Benzodiazepine-1 Receptor Agonists 178

Selective Melatonin Agonist 185

Barbiturates and Barbiturate-Like Compounds 189

Additional Sleep-Promoting Agents 197

Therapeutic Application 198

8 Stimulants and Stimulant-Like Agents 201

Introduction to Drug Class 201

First-Generation Stimulants 202

Second-Generation Stimulants 210

Therapeutic Application 216

Appendices 219

1 Drug Identification by Generic Name 219

2 Drug Identification by Trade Name 225

3 Drug Interactions - Cytochrome P450 Enzymes 231

4 Measurement-Based Care 233

Bibliography 235

Index 243

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