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.