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The Evidence-based Guide to Antipsychotic Medications By Anthony J. Rothschild, MD
Publisher's Comments: This book is designed to provide both clinicians and residents with focused, comprehensive, and clinically relevant information regarding the use of antipsychotic medications to treat a broad range of psychiatric conditions—from mood and anxiety disorders to substance abuse, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. Both FDA-approved and off-label use of antipsychotic medications are discussed as well as use of antipsychotic medications in both the pediatric and geriatric populations.
Meyler’s Side Effects of Psychiatric Drugs by Jeffrey K. Aronson
Publisher's Comments: The unwarranted effects of medications used in psychiatry can adversely affect a treatment plan. This book is critical in helping psychiatrists and mental health professionals assess the adverse effects of drugs such as antidepressants, mood stabilizers, hypnosedatives, and antipsychotic drugs.
Clinical Manual of Drug Interaction Principles for Medical Practice By Gary H. Wynn, MD, Jessica R. Oesterheld, MD, Kelly L. Cozza, MD, FAPM, FAPA, Scott C. Armstrong, MD, DFAPA, FAPM
Publisher's Comments: The Clinical Manual of Drug Interaction Principles for Medical Practice is an exceptionally practical, thoroughly up-to-date resource to help psychiatric clinicians understand and avoid potentially dangerous interactions. Many new medications have entered the market in recent years and knowledge of pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics has grown significantly. Major sections cover metabolism (with new, expanded coverage of transporters); cytochrome P450 enzymes; up-to-date coverage of drug interactions by medical specialty; and practical matters, such as the medicolegal implications of drug-drug interactions and how to retrieve and review the literature.
What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications By Robert H. Chew, PharmD, Robert E. Hales, MD, MBA, and Stuart C. Yudofsky, MD
Publisher's Comments: This book is a compendium of no-nonsense handouts designed to provide patients with essential information on the drugs you prescribe. It includes all major classes of medications, along with detailed information on specific agents-information that's more in-depth and easier to understand than what can be obtained from pharmacies or found on the Internet. Just print the handouts from the accompanying CD-ROM and pass them along; your patients will thank you, and gain a better understanding of their treatment regimen.
Psychopharmacology Handbook for the Non-Medically Trained By Sophia F. Dziegielewski
Directed toward non-medically trained mental health providers and consumers, this book explains how medications work; addresses regimen selection, prescription adherence, tolerance, addiction, and dependence; and examines assessment strategies for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and schizophrenia.
Think Like a Psychiatrist: Understanding Psychiatric Medicines By Leslie Lundt, MD, with Martin Fischbach, MD
Dr. Lundt explains how these psychotropics work and provides abundant guidelines for prescribing and managing treatment. The goal, she says, is for all health care professionals to think like a psychiatrist.
Instant Psychopharmacology By Ronald J. Diamond, MD
Publisher's Comments: A revision of our best-selling brief guide to all the new medications, this straightforward, easy-to-understand book teaches nonmedical therapists, clients, and clients' families how different psychotropic drugs work. This handy guide provides information on side effects, indications for use, drug-drug interactions, and suggested dosages. All medical information has been updated for the new volume. Also included are tips on taking medication, practical advice on the client/clinical/psychiatrist relationship, and numerous updated tables and graphs on medications' profiles, generic and brand names, prices, and side effects.