This book will help people with psychiatric problems, as well as their concerned families and friends, to better understand when drug therapy should be considered, which drugs should be used, for how long, and what side effects are expected.
Includes the latest information on:
-Side effects and withdrawal symptoms
-Specific usage, dosage duration, and efficacy
“This book…meets a critical need…for the millions of people for whom psychiatric drugs are so important.” -Herbert Pardes, past President of the American Psychiatric Association.
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 the author of The Essential Guide to Mental Health.