Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs

Edited by: Ric M. Procyshyn, Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, J. Joel Jeffries

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Product Description

The 22nd edition will be available approx. May 15, 2017

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

The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs has become 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…) 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

This book is a must for everyone who needs an up-to-date, easy-to use, comprehensive summary of all the most relevant information about psychotropic drugs.

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