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Handbook of Psychopharmacotherapy: A Life-Span Approach
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Handbook of Psychopharmacotherapy: A Life-Span Approach

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Pavuluri, Mani N.; Janicak, Philip G.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-77196-2
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Completely updated with newly approved drugs and indications and new formulations, this pocket-sized handbook is a one-stop quick-reference guide to prescribing psychotropic drugs for patients at every stage of the life span—children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.

In easy-to-scan bulleted format, the book provides concise information about each drug, including indications, contraindications, major side effects, lab tests required, formulations available, how to prescribe for each age group, how the drug compares to alternative treatments, and what precautions are necessary. The book is organized by drug class and covers all current psychotherapeutic medications, including agents used to manage substance abuse.

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Pavuluri, Mani N.; Janicak, Philip G.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-77196-2
  • Specialty:
    Internal Medicine
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
    Psychiatry
    Psychology
    Psychopharmacology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 160
  • Illustrations: 2
  • Year: 2008

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