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Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment

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Publisher Comments:

The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this popular handbook includes all the newest drugs used to treat psychiatric disorders. Each chapter provides complete information on preparation and dosages; indications; use in children, elderly persons, and pregnant and nursing women;adverse reactions; and drug-drug interactions.

To help physicians recognize and prescribe medications, the book presents color plates of all major drugs and indicates the forms and dosages in which they are available. Front-of-book tables identify chapters where each drug is discussed, and drugs used for each disorder. Also included is a tabular listing of toxic and lethal doses of each drug, symptoms of overdose, and emergency management measures.

Book News Annotation:

Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, and Norman Sussman (all: psychiatry, New York U.) update the reference for psychiatrists, residents, and medical students who require current information about the use of drugs to treat psychiatric disorders in adults and children. The drugs are listed alphabetically. Color photographs illustrate about 50 of the most popular.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, and Norman Sussman (all: psychiatry, New York U.) update the reference for psychiatrists, residents, and medical students who require current information about the use of drugs to treat psychiatric disorders in adults and children. The drugs are listed alphabetically. Color photographs illustrate about 50 of the most popular. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Kaplan & Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment covers the entire spectrum of clinical drug therapy for adults, elderly adults, pregnant and nursing women, and children. Drugs are listed alphabetically, for quick navigation, and each drug entry includes name, molecular structure, dosing, pharmacological actions, indications and clinical applications, side effects and adverse/allergic reactions, and drug interactions. In the front are tables listing the chapters where each drug is discussed and the common disorders for which each is used. Color drug plates in the front help with rapid recognition of all major drugs.

Table of Contents

 Contents
Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix
1. General Principles of Psychopharmacology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2. α2-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists, α1-Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists:
Clonidine, Guanfacine, Minipress and Yohimbine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
3. β-Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
4. Anticholinergics and Amantadine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
5. Anticonvulsants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
6. Antihistamines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
7. Barbiturates and Similarly Acting Drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
8. Benzodiazepines and Drugs Acting on Benzodiazepine Receptors . . . . . 68
9. Bupropion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
10. Buspirone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
11. Calcium Channel Inhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
12. Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
13. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Memantine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
14. Disulfiram and Acamprosate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
15. Dopamine Receptor Agonists and Precursors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
16. Dopamine Receptor Antagonists (First Generation Antipsychotics) . . . . 118
17. Lamotrigine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
18. Lithium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
19. Melatonin Agonists: Ramelton and Melatonin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
20. Mirtazapine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
21. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
22. Nefazodone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
23. Opioid Receptor Agonists: Methadone and Buprenorphine . . . . . . . . . . . 174
24. Opioid Receptor Antagonists: Naltrexone, Nalmefene, and Naloxone . . 181
25. Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
26. Selective Serotonin–Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
27. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
28. Serotonin–Dopamine Antagonists and Similarly Acting Drugs
(Second Generation or Atypical Antipsychotics) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
29. Sympathomimetics and Related Drugs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238
30. Thyroid Hormones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248
31. Trazodone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251
32. Tricyclics and Tetracyclics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
33. Valproate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266
34. Nutritional Supplements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274
35. Intoxication and Overdose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288
Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299
About the Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781762151
Publisher:
LWW
Subject:
Psychopharmacology
Author:
Sadock, Virginia A.
Author:
Sadock, Virginia
Author:
Sadock, Benjamin J.
Author:
Sadock, Benjamin James
Author:
Sussman, Norman
Author:
Cancro, Robert
Subject:
Psychiatry
Subject:
Mental Disorders
Subject:
Psychiatry - Psychopharmacology
Subject:
Mental disorders -- Drug therapy.
Subject:
Pharmacology
Subject:
Education & Training
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General Medicine
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.00 in

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Kaplan & Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment covers the entire spectrum of clinical drug therapy for adults, elderly adults, pregnant and nursing women, and children. Drugs are listed alphabetically, for quick navigation, and each drug entry includes name, molecular structure, dosing, pharmacological actions, indications and clinical applications, side effects and adverse/allergic reactions, and drug interactions. In the front are tables listing the chapters where each drug is discussed and the common disorders for which each is used. Color drug plates in the front help with rapid recognition of all major drugs.
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