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Psychotropic drugs
Keltner, Norman L.
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Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, [2005]

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xxiv, 744 pages : illustrations
"A versatile resource for the clinical setting, Psychotropic Drugs, Fourth Edition, is two books in one. It's a quick reference for specific drugs, and a source of in-depth information about psychotropic drugs and drug classes.

Part One contains 23 chapters on important psychotropic drugs, disorders, and issues across the lifespan. Part Two provides quick-access profiles for 118 drugs used in psychiatric care.

New medications include aripiprazole, atomoxetine, duloxetine, escitalopram, galantamine, lamotrigine (i.e., its newer indications), and memantine."--BOOK JACKET.
Psychiatric care and contemporary treatment -- Functional neuroanatomy -- The pharmacokinetic basis of therapeutics -- Neuropharmacology and psychotropic drugs -- Culture, ethnicity, and psychopharmacology -- Drugs for schizophrenia and other psychoses -- Drugs for depressive disorders -- Drugs for bipolar disorders -- Drugs for anxiety disorders -- Drugs fordementia and delirium -- Drugs for seizure disorders -- Drugs for insomnia and other sleep disorders -- Drugs for acute psychoses and the violent patient -- Drugs for the treatment of alcoholism and other substance use disorders -- Drugs for sexual dysfunction -- Drugs used for electroconvulsive therapy -- Drugs used for substance abuse -- Drugs used to stimulate and central nervous system -- Drugs used to treat extrapyramidal side effects -- Drugs used in alternative and complementary medicine -- Psychopharmacology for children -- Psychopharmacology for adolescents -- Psychopharmacology for elderly persons.
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