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:
—Side effects and withdrawal symptoms
—Specific usage, dosage duration, and efficacy