Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide: Antidepressants / Edition 4

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Overview

This spin-off from Stephen Stahl's new, completely revised, and fully updated fourth edition of the Prescriber's Guide covers the most important drugs in use today for treating depression. Now established as the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology, easy to navigate and easy to use, the Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based information with clinically-informed guidance to support clinicians in making the most effective prescribing decisions for the good of their patients. Incorporating information on the newest indications, new formulations, new recommendations and new safety data, this edition continues to provide the essential practical support required by anyone prescribing in the field of mental health.
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'I think that this manual has all the characteristics of a true bestseller. The format is very attractive, the information is complete, the consultation is easy. In no other recent text will a clinician find so much information in such a concise and user-friendly format.' Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica

'The book's major strength is its readability and user friendliness. The art of psychopharmacology is finally given the space it deserves ...This guidebook is an excellent source of information for the art of prescribing psychotropic medications and belongs in every clinician's library.' The Annals of Pharmacotherapy

'I recommend the Guide as an excellent and easy-to-read reference for practitioners who may be seeking an improved comfort zone with psychotropic drugs.' Canadian Journal of Psychiatry

'Those who are conversant with the other textbooks on Essential Psychopharmacology written by the author will find the present textbook particularly useful as a practical application of the principles presented in those texts. However, this Guide will also be of assistance to any prescribing physician who wishes to obtain a short, clearly presented account of the drugs used in psychiatric practice.' Human Psychopharmacology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107667969
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 292
  • Sales rank: 294,165
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen M. Stahl is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego and Honorary Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK. He has conducted numerous research projects awarded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Veteran's Administration, and the pharmaceutical industry. He is the author of the market leading textbook Essential Psychopharmacology, Third Edition, as well as more than 450 other articles and chapters. Dr Stahl is an internationally recognized clinician, researcher and teacher in psychiatry and psychopharmacology.

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Table of Contents

Agomelatine, Amitriptyline, Amoxapine, Aripiprazole, Atomoxetine, Bupropion, Citalopram, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Desvenlafaxine, Dothiepin, Doxepin, Duloxetine, Escitalopram, Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine, Imipramine, Isocarboxazid, Lamotrigine, Lofepramine, l-Methylfolate, Mianserin, Maprotiline, Milnacipran, Mirtazapine, Moclobemide, Nefazodone, Nortriptyline, Olanzapine, Paroxetine, Phenelzine, Protriptyline, Quetiapine, Reboxetine, Selegiline, Sertraline, Tianeptine, Tranylcypromine, Trazodone, Trimipramine, Venlafaxine, Vilazodone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2006

    A Major Hit!!

    Dr. Stahl's book 'Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and practical Applications' is a fantastic book! It is lucid, simple, jargon free with fabulous illustrations. The simplicity and the clarity of his style are brilliant! He is one of the few psychiatrists that appear to have a considerable grasp on neuroscience and understands more that the prescription pad and the five minutes drive-by visit that psychiatrists provide to their patients. That in return has rendered their field into a pit-stop for drive-by prescriptions. I only hope that Dr. Stahl is truly independent of the pharmaceutical companies and is not influenced by their erratic studies and corrupt system. Unfortunately, most psychiatrists do not keep up with the latest developments in the field as Dr. Stahl appears to do. They have abandoned psychotherapy, and have become compliant agents of the pharmaceutical companies in order to make a good living. This type of ethics has converted them into an extinct dinosaurs drowning into an eroding profession. Kudos to Dr. Stahl on a marvelous book!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2001

    Highly Informative, Clear, Technical

    I was recently writing a paper on the side-effects of ADs for an undergraduate honors class, and throughout my mining of the journals, I constantly found myself referencing this book for clarification and guidance. The author could not have presented the information in a clearer fashion, providing, easily, the most comprehensive and thorough book on general psychopharmacology that I found while doing my research. If you're looking for an understanding of the pharmacology of these things which are quickly becoming our social saviors, I highly recommend this clear and concise, yet highly informative and technical guide.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2001

    Essential Psychopharmacology For Beginners

    As a practicing school psychologist, I often work with children who are taking psychotropic medications for a myriad of problems ranging from attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to schizophrenia. Essential Psychopharmacology provides an indispensible guide to understanding the neurological basis of psychiatric disorders and the mechanism of action of those psychotropic drugs used to treat these disorders. The color graphics are not only well done; they greatly enhance the learning process of the reader. Text is very readable and informative. Also alerts reader to possible dangerous drug interactions. Self-assessment tests are also included and may be taken, if desired, for continuing medical education (CME) credits. Stahl has provided the reader with an excellent introduction to psychoparmacology.

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