The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs is a user-friendly practical resource for using psychotropic drugs in any setting. The content is derived from various forms of published literature (including randomized controlled trials, scientific data such as pharmacokinetic trials, cohort trials, case series, and case reports) as well as from leading clinical experts, to provide evidence-based clinically relevant information that is easily accessed and utilized to aid with patient care decisions. It provides a comprehensive and user-friendly compilation of psychotropic drugs and is packed with unique comparison charts (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions…) and the latest information on newly released drugs, adverse effects, approved/unapproved indications. It furthermore, includes natural health products, and unapproved treatments. The drugs are sorted by area of application and thanks to this book’s succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication and, therefore, easy access to information, this handbook is a practice oriented and up to date reference book for anybody working in psychiatry.
The book contains 432 pages and 57 additional pages of printable PDF handouts. Target Group: Psychiatrists, pharmacists, psychiatric nurses, clinical psychologists, other mental health professionals.