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Psychiatric drugs explained / David Healy.

By: Healy, David, 1954-.
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland : Elsevier, [2016]Edition: 6th ed.Description: xiv, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780702045080; 070204508X.Subject(s): Psychotropic drugs | Psychopharmacology | Mental illness -- Chemotherapy | Mental Disorders -- drug therapy | Psychotropic Drugs -- therapeutic useDDC classification: 615.78
Contents:
Antipsychotics -- Antipsychotic side effects and their management -- Antidepressants -- Side effects of antidepressants -- Management of acute bipolar disorder -- Mood-stabilisers -- Stimulants and drugs for children -- Anxiety disorders -- Benzodiazepine anxiolytics -- Anxiolysis and the serotonin system -- Beta-blockers and anxiety -- Sleep disorders and insomnia -- Non-pharmacological management of insomnia -- Hypnotics -- Sedatives -- Cognitive enhancement and the dementias -- Cognitive enhancement and neuroprotection -- The range of sexual difficulties -- Effects of drugs on aspects of sexual functioning -- Dependence and withdrawal -- Dependence and craving -- Dependence and protracted withdrawal -- Consent -- Pharmacological abuse -- The ethical industry -- Evidence-biased care -- Marketing and risk -- From health care to pharmageddon.
Summary: This text provides drug names in generic as well as both UK and US tradenames. In addition to a comprehensive review of drug treatment organised by condition, the text also addresses important issues for professionals and their clients concerning consent, liability, and the management of side effects and withdrawal.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Antipsychotics -- Antipsychotic side effects and their management -- Antidepressants -- Side effects of antidepressants -- Management of acute bipolar disorder -- Mood-stabilisers -- Stimulants and drugs for children -- Anxiety disorders -- Benzodiazepine anxiolytics -- Anxiolysis and the serotonin system -- Beta-blockers and anxiety -- Sleep disorders and insomnia -- Non-pharmacological management of insomnia -- Hypnotics -- Sedatives -- Cognitive enhancement and the dementias -- Cognitive enhancement and neuroprotection -- The range of sexual difficulties -- Effects of drugs on aspects of sexual functioning -- Dependence and withdrawal -- Dependence and craving -- Dependence and protracted withdrawal -- Consent -- Pharmacological abuse -- The ethical industry -- Evidence-biased care -- Marketing and risk -- From health care to pharmageddon.

This text provides drug names in generic as well as both UK and US tradenames. In addition to a comprehensive review of drug treatment organised by condition, the text also addresses important issues for professionals and their clients concerning consent, liability, and the management of side effects and withdrawal.

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