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Managing the side effects of psychotropic medications

Author: Joseph F Goldberg; Carrie L Ernst; American Psychiatric Publishing.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Side effects can jeopardize treatment adherence and discourage the use of otherwise effective pharmacotherapies. How can busy clinicians best anticipate and manage the drug side effects experienced by their patients? How are they best able to make medication decisions that balance treatment risks and benefits thoughtfully and confidently? Filling a critical gap, a practical and comprehensive knowledge to help  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Goldberg; Carrie L Ernst; American Psychiatric Publishing.
ISBN: 9781585624027 1585624020
OCLC Number: 744289011
Description: xxxv, 496 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The psychiatrist as physician --
Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenomics --
Vulnerable populations --
Adverse psychiatric effects of nonpsychotropic medications --
Adverse psychiatric effects of psychiatric medications --
What nonmedical therapists should know about adverse drug effects --
Cardiovascular system --
Dermatological system --
Ear, nose, and throat --
Electrolyte abnormalities --
Endocrinopathies --
Gastrointestinal system --
Genitourinary and renal systems --
Hematological system --
Musculoskeletal system --
Neurological system --
Ophthalmological system --
Sleep disturbances --
Systemic reactions --
Pregnancy and the puerperium --
Emergency situations --
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Responsibility: Joseph F. Goldberg, Carrie L. Ernst.

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This book provides information on anticipating and countering adverse drug effects when they occur. Cowritten by a research psychopharmacologist and a consultation-liaison psychiatrist, this book  Read more...
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This volume provides a comprehensive, scholarly, thoughtful coverage of the topic. It includes excellent general chapters that help teach the reader to be a primary care psychiatrist. Numerous useful Read more...

 
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