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Clinical Handbook Of Psychotropic Drugs

Author : Kalyna Z Bezchlibnyk-Butler
ISBN : 9781616764517
Genre : Medical
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Fully updated and expanded, in full color with intuitive icons throughout, packed with new and expanded comparison charts, and with patient handouts as printable PDFs – the classic reference to psychotropic medications is now more “userfriendly” than ever! The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become a standard reference and practical tool for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, physicians, and all mental health professionals. The new and fully updated 19th edition retains all the practical features for which the Clinical Handbook is renowned: • Independent, unbiased • Packed with unique comparison charts (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions...) that allow you to see at a glance which medication is the most suitable for each patient • Instantly recognizable icons and full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek • The latest information on newly released drugs, adverse effects, approved indications (see below for details) • Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: classification, available products (including US and Canadian trade names), on- and off-label indications (US FDA and Canada); pharmacology, dosing, pharmacokinetics; adverse effects, precautions, contraindications, toxicity; lab tests, precautions in young, old, and pregnant patients, nursing implications; drug interactions; patient instructions ... all you need to know for each class of drug! • The latest information on Natural Health Products, Unapproved Treatments, ECT, BLT, rTMS • Patient handouts as printable PDFs New in this edition: • Substantive updates on antipsychotic dosages (2nd generation) • Pharmacogenomics information for dementia drugs • Recent drugs / preparations added, such as Forfivo (bupropion), Levate (amitriptyline), Impril (imipramine pamoate), Mazepine (carbamazepine), Stavzor (valproate), Gralise (gabapentin), Horizant (gabapentin enacarbil), Trokendi XR (topiramate) • Revised classification of antidepressants: vilazodone (Viibryd) as Serotonin-1A Agonist/Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor • Substantially revised information on Natural Health Products

Clinical Handbook Of Psychotropic Drugs For Children And Adolescents

Author : Dean Elbe
ISBN : 9781616764562
Genre : Medical
File Size : 24. 79 MB
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Fully updated and expanded, and now in full color with intuitive icons throughout,packed with its unique comparison charts, and with patient / caregiver handoutsas printable PDFs - the widely acclaimed reference to psychotropic medications inchildren and adolescents is now more "user-friendly" than ever!Many psychotropic drugs are used to treat childhood and adolescent mental illnesson the basis of efficacy in adults, despite not being currently approved for use in theyoung. The lack of approval does not necessarily reflect lack of safety or efficacy,but it does reflect a lack of controlled studies. The Clinical Handbook of PsychotropicDrugs for Children & Adolescents is a unique resource to help you make the rightchoice for younger patients:* Independent, unbiased, evidence-based, clinically relevant* Based on independent published literature, including randomized controlled trials,open and double-blind studies, pharmacokinetic trials, cohort trials, case series,and case reports, as well as the experience of leading clinical experts* Includes monograph statements regarding use of each drug in children andadolescents* Shows approved and nonapproved indications for children and adolescents, aswell as for adults* Dosage comparisons based on scientific data* Unique comparison charts, handouts for patients/caregivers, and much more

Psychotropic Drug Handbook

Author : Paul J. Perry
ISBN : 0781762731
Genre : Medical
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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.

Clinical Handbook Of Psychotropic Drugs

Author : Adil S. Virani
ISBN : 0889373957
Genre : Medical
File Size : 83. 62 MB
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Fully updated and expanded, in full color with intuitive icons throughout, packed with new and expanded comparison charts, and now with patient handouts as printable PDFs - the classic reference to psychotropic medications is now more "user-friendly" than ever! New in this edition: - Pharmacotherapy for nicotine/tobacco use - Extensive revisions and additions to the antipsychotics, including dosing, adverse effects, interactions, precautions - New dosage/pharmacokinetics comparison chart for extrapyramidal agents - Extensive revisions to benzodiazepines and hypnotics/sedatives comparison chart - Updates on unapproved treatments (e.g., pregabalin and vigabatrin for alcohol and cocaine dependence) and herbal and "natural" products (e.g., for treatment of depression) - Hundreds of new references - Printable (PDF) patient handouts - Drugs with recent/changed approval include: iloperidone (Fanapt), asenapine sublingual (Saphris), guanfacine (Tenex, Intuniv), degarelix (Firmagon), finasteride (Proscar) - - Preparations added include: Symbyax, Prozac Weekly, Luvox CR, Aplenzin, Oleptro, Silenor, Zonolon, Invega Sustenna, Zyprexa Relprevv, Mellaril, Compoz, Epitol, Teril, Compoz, Nytol, Simply Sleep, Sominex, Unisom, clonidine SR (Kapvay)

Clinical Child Psychiatry

Author : William M. Klykylo
ISBN : 9781119967705
Genre : Medical
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Making a psychiatric diagnosis in children can be challenging: some clinicians say the incidence of some childhood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and ADHD, is over-diagnosed while others say they are undiagnosed, undertreated, and are a large burden on society. The drug treatment of child psychiatric disorders can also be controversial in children and adolescents. Clinical Child Psychiatry fills the need for an objective, clinically relevant source to dispel this confusion.

Handbook Of Psychotropic Herbs

Author : Ethan B Russo
ISBN : 9781136386008
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 24. 1 MB
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Discover herbal alternatives for the treatment of psychological disorders! Reliable and fact-filled, the Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs: A Scientific Analysis of Natural Treatments for Psychiatric Conditions offers psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, physicians, and students in these fields a comprehensive review of the history, pharmacology, chemistry, and uses of medicinal herbs. A valuable resource for understanding today's unregulated herbal marketplace, this essential guide examines such herbs as ginkgo, ginseng, kava kava, linden, German chamomile, St. John's wort, and valerian, among others. The Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs will help you make a well-informed decision on what herbal treatments may be effective and safe for patients, or for you! Figures show that 30 percent of American adults use herbs. The Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs investigates the medical value of over 30 well-known herbs through in-depth evaluations that will give you a fuller understanding of the uses and misuses of these natural remedies. This invaluable guide examines the history, use, and research findings of each herb. The Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs lists the effectiveness of each herb, guidelines for its use, and any precautions you need to be aware of, and also includes the author's recommendations on approved dosages. Containing cutting-edge information about herbal medicine, the Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs will assist readers in making intelligent choices about buying and using herbs. Some of the herbs discussed in this reliable and fact-filled book include: California poppy Chinese and American ginseng kava linden German and Roman chamomile St. John's wort lavender damiana passion flower plus many more! The Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs contains the history, use, phytochemistry, laboratory and clinical studies, and consumer and physician information for each of these widely-used herbs. This important book will help you better understand the role of plants in human psychopathophysiology and its treatment, enlightening you about alternative and proven herbal options for medical care. A Behavioral Science Book Club Main Selection!

Handbook Of Clinical Psychopharmacology For Therapists

Author : John D. Preston
ISBN : 9781626259270
Genre : Medical
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The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics. This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications. This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, children, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed. This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist’s library.

The Neuroscience Of Clinical Psychiatry

Author : Edmund Higgins
ISBN : 9781496372024
Genre : Medical
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Bridge the gap between neuroscience and mental illness/mental health with this straightforward and reader-friendly resource! The Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry, 3rd Edition is a highly readable, in-depth text ideal for residents studying for boards, practicing psychiatrists, and any mental health professional seeking an overview of the neuroscience revolution. Focusing on the basic neuroscientific concepts underlying normal behavior and commonly encountered disorders, Dr. Edmund S. Higgins and Dr. Mark S. George make complex information enjoyable, relevant, and easy to understand, ensuring that this Third Edition continues to be a trusted source of information on the neurologic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders.

Drugs During Pregnancy And Lactation

Author : Christof Schaefer
ISBN : 9780124079014
Genre : Medical
File Size : 63. 74 MB
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Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation, 3rd Edition is a quick and reliable reference for all those working in disciplines related to fertility, pregnancy, lactation, child health and human genetics who prescribe or deliver medicinal products, and to those who evaluate health and safety risks. Each chapter contains twofold information regarding drugs that are appropriate for prescription during pregnancy and an assessment of the risk of a drug when exposure during pregnancy has already occurred. Thoroughly updated with current regulations, references to the latest pharmacological data, and new medicinal products, this edition is a comprehensive resource covering latest knowledge and findings related to drugs during lactation and pregnancy. Provides evidence-based recommendations to help clinicians make appropriate recommendations Uniquely organized and structured according to drug class and treatment indications to offer authoritative clinical content on potential adverse effects Highlights new research developments from primary source about working mechanism of substances that cause developmental disorders

The Prescriber S Guide Antidepressants

Author : Stephen M. Stahl
ISBN : 9781107667969
Genre : Medical
File Size : 30. 99 MB
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This spin-off from Stephen Stahl's new, completely revised, and fully updated fourth edition of the Prescriber's Guide covers the most important drugs in use today for treating depression. Now established as the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology, easy to navigate and easy to use, the Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based information with clinically-informed guidance to support clinicians in making the most effective prescribing decisions for the good of their patients. Incorporating information on the newest indications, new formulations, new recommendations and new safety data, this edition continues to provide the essential practical support required by anyone prescribing in the field of mental health.

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