The Practitioner's Guide to Psychoactive Drugs

Hardcover | December 31, 1997

EditorAlan J. Gelenberg, Ellen L. Bassuk

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Thoroughly revised to incorporate the most current theory and data on a wide range of disorders and medications. Includes: clear and precise information on treatment procedures; convenient organization by disorder rather than drug class; a new chapter on HIV-related psychiatric disorders; important information summarized and highlighted in boxes; and spiral binding for easy access to information. £/LIST£

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The fourth edition of this enormously popular book, "highly recommended" by "JAMA", reaffirms its position as the most comprehensive and practical reference in its field. This updated, spiral-bound volume provides immediately useful information for prescribing and administering psychoactive drugs, with important information and highlig...

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Thoroughly revised to incorporate the most current theory and data on a wide range of disorders and medications. Includes: clear and precise information on treatment procedures; convenient organization by disorder rather than drug class; a new chapter on HIV-related psychiatric disorders; important information summariz...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:568 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.1 inPublished:December 31, 1997Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306454688

ISBN - 13:9780306454684

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Table of Contents

State of the Art: Introduction: The Practice of Pharmacotherapy; A.J. Gelenberg. Major Psychiatric Disorders: Depression; A.J. Gelenberg, P.L. Delgado. Bipolar Disorder; H.S. Hopkins, A.J. Gelenberg. Psychoses; A.J. Gelenberg, S. Keit. Anxiety; E.M. Reiman. Insomina; J.B. Weilburg, H.S. Hopkins. Psychoactive Substance Abuse. Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders; S.F. Greenfield, et al. Special Topics. Geriatric Psychopharmacology; C. Salzman. Pediatric Psychopharmacology; J. Wozniak, et al. Psychotropic Drug Use in Pregnancy; L.S. Cohen, et al. Psychopharmacology of HIV-Related Psychiatric Disorders; F. Fernandez, J. Maldonado. Eating Disorders; A.W. Brotman, et al. Borderline Disorders; P.H. Soloff. Medicolegal Psychopharmacology; T.G. Gutheil. Index.

From Our Editors

The fourth edition of this enormously popular book, "highly recommended" by "JAMA", reaffirms its position as the most comprehensive and practical reference in its field. This updated, spiral-bound volume provides immediately useful information for prescribing and administering psychoactive drugs, with important information and highlighted in boxes

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`A valuable volume... The writing is clear and uncluttered and the material immensely practical.` JAMA