The second edition of this exceptional book provides a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms of action involved in psychiatric pharmacotherapy. Using imaginative colourful double-page spreads, this exceptional book presents state-of-the-art information on all the basic principles of psychiatric pharmacotherapy, abused substances, drug interactions, and treatment strategies.
Introduction. Basic Principles of Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers. Anxiolytic Drugs. Antipsychotic Drugs. Drugs Affecting Sexual Behaviour. Drugs for the Treatment of Abused Substances-Related Symptoms. Miscellaneous Drugs/Treatment Modalities. Drug Interactions. Treatment Strategies