Psychotropic Drug Handbook
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Publication Date: 2006
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781762731

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This succinct handbook provides students and practitioners with clinically relevant psychotropic drug information. The Eighth Edition is designed as a reference text that also teaches by delivering informative narrative text under standard headlines with references. Its focus goes beyond drug information to cover pharmacotherapy applications.

The book provides detailed, well-referenced, evidence-based information on a wide range of psychotropic drugs, including mood stabilizers, antidepressants, and antianxiety agents. This edition has new chapters on pediatric and geriatric psychopharmacotherapy; new content on antipsychotics, hypnotics, medications used in treating alcoholism and substance dependence, and electroconvulsive therapy; and new algorithms, appendices, and tables.

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--Eighth Edition is designed as a reference text that also teaches by delivering informative narrative text under standard headlines with references
--Focus goes beyond drug information to cover pharmacotherapy applications
--Detailed, well-referenced, evidence-based information on a wide range of psychotropic drugs, including mood stabilizers, antidepressants, and antianxiety agents
--Up-to-date references encourage further study and allow students to cite original research that substantiates and supports their choices and recommendations
--New chapters focus on pediatric and geriatric psychopharmacotherapy
--New content on antipsychotics, hypnotics, medications used in treating alcoholism and substance dependence, and electroconvulsive therapy
--New algorithms, appendices, and tables illuminate important content and assist in making the handbook more visually appealing
--Most chapters are divided into the following sections:
  • Indications
  • Efficacy
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Dosage
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Adverse Effects
  • Rational Prescribing
Bruce Alexander PharmD, BCPP
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy, Iowa City, IA

C. Lindsay DeVane PharmD, BCPP, FCCP
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Barry Liskow MD
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Paul J. Perry PhD, FCCP, BCPP
Professor of Pharmacy, Touro University, College of Pharmacy, Mare Island, CA


Edition: 8
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781762731
Product Format: Spiralbound
Trim Size: 5 x 8
Pages: 736
Pub Date: 2006
Weight: 1.245

Antipsychotics

Antidepressants

Mood Stabilizers

Anxiolytics and Hypnotics

Psychotropic Drug Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Dependence

Drug Interactions

Management of Withdrawal

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Pharmacotherapy of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

Geriatric Psychopharmacotherapy

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