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Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide
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Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Ghaemi, S. Nassir
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-76763-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 74
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Thoroughly updated for its second edition, this practical guide will aid residents and clinicians in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of mood disorders.

Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Ghaemi explains how to accurately diagnose unipolar depression and bipolar disorder and offers specific, detailed, evidence-based recommendations on pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.

Chapters review the pharmacology of all antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics in current use and point out these drugs' advantages and drawbacks in specific clinical situations. Other chapters address clinical problems such as depression, mania, and ADHD in children and the conundrum of schizoaffective disorder.

The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Ghaemi, S. Nassir
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-76763-7
  • Specialty:
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
    Psychiatry
    Psychology
    Psychopharmacology
    Residents
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 320
  • Illustrations: 17
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 74

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