|Lieberman, Jeffrey A. / Tasman, Allan|
Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs
1. Edition March 2006
2006. 288 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-470-02821-6 - John Wiley & Sons
Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs is a comprehensive, clear, concise, quick reference to psychiatric drug therapies, designed to guide the clinician on the selection and implementation of treatment for mental illness.
Each chapter is organised by drug class and follows a standard format for ease of use. Concise sections on pharmacology and indications for use are followed by detailed information on drug selection, initiation and maintenance of treatment and withdrawal. Adverse effects, contraindications and drug interactions are also reviewed in detail, along with issues such as treatment resistance and treatment evaluation.
Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs is an invaluable resource for all clinicians who use psychiatric drugs to treat medical and psychiatric illness.
From the contents
1 Antipsychotic Drugs.
3 Mood Stabilizers.
4 Anxiolytic Drugs.
5 Sedative-Hypnotic Agents.
7 Cognitive Enhancers and Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.
8 Drugs for Treating Substance Abuse Disorders.