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Pocket Prescriber Psychiatry

1st Edition

Edited by Jonathan Rogers, Cheryl CY Leung, Timothy RJ Nicholson

CRC Press

448 pages | 74 Color Illus.

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Description

Pocket Prescriber Psychiatry is a concise, up-to-date prescribing guide containing all the "must-have" information that psychiatrists and mental health professionals need to know.

This book provides the key essential information for all mental health professionals prescribing drugs and is essential for psychiatrists, mental health nurses, primary care physicians, psychologists, psychotherapists, and counsellors and anyone caring for people with mental health issues.

Table of Contents

Common/useful drugs. Disorders. Psychosis. Bipolar affective disorder. Depression. Anxiety disorders. Dementia. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sleep disorders and agitation. Substance misuse. Non-pharmacological treatments. Psychoeducation. Crisis planning. Lifestyle interventions. Social interventions. Psychological therapies. Neurostimulation. Psychosurgery. Basic psychopharmacology. Pharmacokinetics. Pharmacodynamics. Neurotransmitter systems. Drug interactions. Miscellaneous. Prescribing in the perinatal period. Prescribing in autism. Prescribing in personality disorders. Controlled drugs (CDs). Off-license prescribing. Psychiatric side effects of medications. Medication adherence. Risk assessment. Psychiatric classification. Mental Health Act (MHA) in England and Wales. Mental Capacity Act (MCA) in England and Wales. Emergencies. Rapid tranquilisation (RT). Drug toxicity syndromes. Alcohol and drug withdrawal syndromes. Catatonia. Delirium. Seizures (epileptic and dissociative). Acute dystonia. Clozapine-induced agranulocytosis. HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Hanging. Self-laceration. Acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Acute asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation. Pulmonary embolism. Sepsis (severe or septic shock). Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Glucose. Reference information. Guidelines. Useful contacts. Reference values. Index.

About the Editors

Jonathan P Rogers MA MB BChir MRCP MRCPsych NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Cheryl CY Leung BSc (Hons) BMedSc BMBS NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Timothy RJ Nicholson MBBS BSc MSc PhD MRCP MRCPsych Clinical Lecturer & NIHR Clinician Scientist, Institute of Psychiatry Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, and Honorary Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED045000
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General