The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs, Revised and Updated

Jack M. Gorman, M.D.

St. Martin's Griffin

0312368798

9780312368791

Trade Paperback

448 Pages

$22.99

CAD26.50

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The Essential Guide to Psychiatric Drugs has become a classic and indispensable resource for the layperson and professional alike. Informative, accessible, and easy to use, this newly revised and updated resource presents comprehensive information on the latest drugs and research, covering most adult mental health problems. It also includes balanced information on controversial topics like the risk of suicide from antidepressants and the risk of obesity and diabetes from antipsychotics.

This book will help people to better understand when drug therapy should be considered, which drugs should be used, for how long, and what side effects are expected.

This revised and updated edition includes the latest information on:
—Antidepressants
—Antipsychotics
—Side effects and withdrawal symptoms
—Specific usage, dosage duration, and efficacy

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Jack M. Gorman, M.D. has been involved in psychiatric research, teaching, and patient care for more than two decades. He is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Jack M. Gorman, M.D.

  • Jack M. Gorman, M.D. has been involved in psychiatric research, teaching, and patient care for more than two decades. He has been Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School, and lectures frequently throughout the country.  He is also the author of The Essential Guide to Mental Health.

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