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Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 22nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Procyshyn, Ric M.; Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Kalyna Z.; Jeffries, J. Joel
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
ISBN: 978-0-889-37496-6
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A standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals.


- Independent, unbiased
- Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions, etc.) for a quick overview of treatment options
- Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactions, pharmacodynamics, precautions in the young, the elderly, and pregnancy, nursing implications, and much more – all you need to know for each class of drug
- Potential interactions and side effects summarized in comparison charts
- With instantly recognizable icons and in full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek
- Clearly written patient information sheets available for download as printable PDF files

New in this edition:
- Third-generation antipsychotics with major additions and changes
- Pharmacogenomics fully revised
- ECT thoroughly revised and updated
- BLT / rTMS with extended references
- Extrapyramidal side effects chart extended
- Antidepressants vilazodone and vortioxetine with extended coverage
- Updated chart for switching antidepressants
- New chart of agents under investigation for treatment of substance use disorders
- Approved and off-label indications updated
- New unapproved treatments with significant updates, including anti-inflammatories, hormones, and 5-HT3 antagonists, in depression, dementia, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders
- New agents include: TGAs N-arylpiperazine (brexpiprazole, Rexulti) and phenylpiperazine: (cariprazine, Vraylar), hypnotic suvorexant (Belsomra)
- New formulations and include: Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate), Irenka (duloxetine capsules), Invega Trinza, Dyanavel XR, Evekeo, Zenzedi, Adzenys XR-ODT, Aptensio XR, Quillichew ER / Quillivant XR

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  • Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Procyshyn, Ric M.; Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Kalyna Z.; Jeffries, J. Joel
  • ISBN: 978-0-889-37496-6
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  • Language: English
  • Edition: 22nd Ed.
  • Pages: 432
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017

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