What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications

What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications

by Robert E. Hales, Stuart C. Yudofsky, Robert H. Chew
     
 

The groundbreaking What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications provides practical—and essential—information for psychiatric patients. Individualized medication sheets on currently prescribed psychiatric medications answer patients' most common questions about their psychiatric medications.

This extraordinary new resource

Overview

The groundbreaking What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications provides practical—and essential—information for psychiatric patients. Individualized medication sheets on currently prescribed psychiatric medications answer patients' most common questions about their psychiatric medications.

This extraordinary new resource provides relevant, easy-to-use, and easy-to-understand information about psychiatric medications while answering the most common questions that patients have about their psychiatric medications, including how to take their medications and what the beneficial effects and the potential side effects are. The book emphasizes clarity, accuracy, and accessibility of the information offered and prioritizes information that is evidence-based and enhances the safe and effective use of psychiatric medications. Also included are actual medication sheets for every major psychiatric medication and a CD complete with printable handouts.

Densely informative, accurate, and up to date, What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications is destined to become a classic: clinical psychiatrists will feel comfortable “prescribing” this book, patient advocacy groups and county or state mental health organizations will find it useful when standardizing informed consent, and patients and their families will welcome its user-friendly presentation of complex material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622030
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is Joe P. Tupin Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and Medical Director of Sacramento County Mental Health Services in Sacramento, California.

Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is the D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also Chief of the Psychiatry Service at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Robert H. Chew, Pharm.D., is a Psychiatric-Pharmacist Specialist at Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center in Sacramento, California.

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