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Practical Handbook of Psychopharmacology

A Clinician's Guide, 1st Edition

By Edward A. Workman, Frank F. Tellian

CRC Press

192 pages

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pub: 1993-11-24
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Physicians of the 1990s cannot afford to spend valuable time combing through volumes of laborious discussions of tedious details on psychiatric drugs. Practical Handbook of Psychopharmacology is the most comprehensive, yet user-friendly guide to psychotropic medication available in any single source. Text is minimized and straight to the point, with critical clinical information given in two forms. First, highly useful tables with the relevant basic information on all major psychotropic drugs are provided. The book also contains clinical flowcharts or tabular practice guidelines that assist in making everyday decisions about the use of psychotropics. Unique chapters discuss the psychopharmacology of pain, personality disorders, aggression, and children/adolescents, while other chapters cover standard areas such as depression, mania, psychosis, and dementia.

Table of Contents

General Principles of Psychopharmacology

Delirium

Dementia and Geriatrics

Psychosis

Depression

Mania and Hypomania

Panic and Anxiety

Aggression

Pain

Pediatrics

Personality Disorders

Assessment in Psychopharmacology

Significant Psychotropic Drug Interactions

Index of Medications

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General