Psychiatric Side Effects of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications: Recognition and Management / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Both prescription and non-prescription medications used in medicine and psychiatry can cause a varietyof problems for those taking them, both in terms of their behavior and their ability to think. The first book to thoroughly examine how to recognize and manage the psychological side-effects of these medicines, this exhaustive work also provides a fingertip source of vital information for everyone from psychiatrists, primary care doctors and other medical subspecialty practitioners to students, residents and general readers. Noted physicians Thomas Markham Brown and Alan Stoudemire cover all of the major medications used in medicine and psychiatry, with full chapters on such topics as: • Antipsychotics• Antidepressants• Lithium• Anticonvulsants• Anesthetic agents• Sedative-Hypnotic and related agents• Antibiotics• Cardiovascular agents• Antineoplastic agents• Gastrointestinal agents• Pulmonary agents• Hematologic agents• Antilipemic agents• Drugs affecting the endocrine system
Throughout this information-packed reference, the authors, noted physicians Thomas Markham Brown and Alan Stoudemire, cover all of the major medications used in medicine and psychiatry. They focus on the fundamental ways drugs cause cognitive toxicity and map strategies for clinical management. They also address the consequences of drug interactions and the basic pathophysiology of central nervous system toxicity. With the help of Psychiatric Side Effects of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications, readers will be able to quickly identify the ways drugs sometimes negatively affect behavior and ability to reason, and then determine the best practical course for treating those problems.
A CD-ROM containing the complete contents of Psychiatric Side Effects of Prescription and Over the Counter Medications is included. Fully searchable, this CD-ROM is compatible on both MACINTOSH and WINDOWS systems.
|Publisher:||American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated|
|Edition description:||BK&CD ROM|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.25(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
Table of Contents
Introduction. Acknowledgments. Part I: Agents With Actions Directed at the Central Nervous System. Antipsychotic. Agents used to treat movement disorder. Antidepressants. Lithium. Anticonvulsants. Anesthetic agents. Sedative-hypnotic and related agents. Analgesic agents. Cholinergic agents. Part II: Agents With Actions Not Directed at the Central Nervous System. Antibiotics. Cardiovascular agents. Antineoplastic agents. Antilipemic agents. Drugs affecting the endocrine system. Gastrointestinal agents. Hematologic agents. Modulators of immunity. Pulmonary agents. Uricosuric and related agents. Bibliography. Index.
What People are Saying About This
This is a unique book on a timely topic. It is a well-written, well-organized, comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative coverage of available data on a subject of importance to prescribers of all marketed medications. Readers will judge it a very useful and very helpful data source that will enhance their art of rational, safe, and effective pharmacotherapy.(M.D., Editor, International Drug Therapy Newsletter, Baltimore, Maryland)
Comprehensive, scholarly, up-to-date and practical, this unique book is the last word on psychiatric side effects of prescribed medications. It is a text for all psychiatrists to keep nearby for reference in everyday clinical practice; and I will use it, as well, to prepare my pharmacology seminars for residents in psychiatry, internal medicine, and family practice.(M.D., D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas)