The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs

The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs

by Jack M. Gorman

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The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs by Jack M. Gorman

The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs has become a classic and indispensable resource for the layperson and professional alike. Informative, accessible, and easy to use, this newly revised and updated guide presents comprehensive information on the latest drugs and research and covers most adult mental health problems. It also includes balanced information on controversial topics such as the risk of suicide from antidepressants and the risk of obesity and diabetes from antipsychotics.

This book will help people with psychiatric problems, as well as their concerned families and friends, better understand when drug therapy should be considered, which drugs should be used, for how long, and what side effects are expected. The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs includes the latest information on: Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Side effects and withdrawal symptoms, Specific usage, dosage duration, and efficacy.

About the Author:
Jack M. Gorman, M.D., a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312069674
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/01/1991
Edition description: Updated ed
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.11(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Jack M. Gorman, M.D. has been involved in psychiatric research, teaching, and patient care for more than two decades. He is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

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