Psychopharmacotherapeutic Side Effects

Author: Rajnish Mago
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780323462655
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This issue of the Psychiatric Clinics, edited by Dr. Rajnish Mago, will cover a variety of side effects of Psychopharmacotherapy. The topics discussed include principles of evaluation and management; sexual dysfunction; adverse effects on pregnancy due to bipolar medications; metabolic adverse effects of antipsychotics; adverse effects of psychotropic medications on sleep; antidepressants and suicide; and adverse effects of electroconvulsive therapies, among others.

Adverse Effects Of Psychotropic Treatments An Issue Of The Psychiatric Clinics

Author: Rajnish Mago
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323462863
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This issue of the Psychiatric Clinics, edited by Dr. Rajnish Mago, will cover a variety of side effects of Psychopharmacotherapy. The topics discussed include principles of evaluation and management; sexual dysfunction; adverse effects on pregnancy due to bipolar medications; metabolic adverse effects of antipsychotics; adverse effects of psychotropic medications on sleep; antidepressants and suicide; and adverse effects of electroconvulsive therapies, among others.

Handbook Of Medicine In Psychiatry

Author: Peter Manu
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585625205
Size: 45.43 MB
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Mental health clinicians who lack internal medicine experience or who do not feel comfortable addressing medical conditions in their patients will find Handbook of Medicine in Psychiatry an indispensable resource. The first evidence-based medical handbook for psychiatrists in training or practice, the book takes the reader through a series of common medical conditions, offering practical information on diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening conditions, as well as management of less serious health issues. For the second edition, the text has been thoroughly updated and restructured. The book is designed to guide clinicians to focus quickly and effectively on managing medical problems in the psychiatric setting. The Handbook offers invaluable content and many helpful features: Coverage of medical emergency management in psychiatric hospitals takes the limitations of the facility into account. For example, the chapters on caring for patients in cardiac arrest or patients in respiratory failure include practical strategies for adapting to the limited resources available in self-standing psychiatric hospitals. The material on life-threatening adverse reactions to psychotropic drugs is completely up-to-date and thorough and includes guidelines for the recognition, prevention, and management of agranulocytosis, ventricular arrhythmias, pancreatitis, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, serotonin syndrome, hyperglycemic emergencies, and airway obstruction. Medical deterioration in psychiatric settings is both common and critical, and the book offers cutting-edge knowledge on assessment procedures and instruments for prediction of acute medical deterioration of psychiatric inpatients. Structured for easy reading and comprehension, the book's topics are grouped into seven parts that address the essential features of clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, stratification of the risk of major complications or death, and the evidence-based approach to management, as applicable in the psychiatric setting. The numerous tables, figures, and flowcharts effectively illustrate important procedures and protocols. Completely updated and streamlined, Handbook of Medicine in Psychiatry stands alone in its completeness, its rigor, and its understanding of the environmental challenges that face the clinician delivering care to patients with serious medical and psychiatric comorbidities.

Psychiatric Diagnosis And Management In Primary Care An Issue Of Medical Clinics

Author: Genevieve Pagalilauan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323323324
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This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America is devoted to Psychiatric Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care and is edited by Dr. Genevieve Pagalilauan. Articles in this issue include: Psychopharmacology; Office-based Screening of Common Psychiatric Conditions; Depression; Anxiety Disorders; Bipolar Disorder; Borderline Personality Disorder; Grief Reaction, Adjustment Disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder; Somatiform Disorders; Addiction Disorders; Sleep disorders; Geriatric Psychiatry; Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults; and Medical Conditions with Neuropsychiatric Manifestations.

Psychopharmacology An Issue Of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics Of North America E Book

Author: Harsh K. Trivedi
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747432
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Psychopharmacology is a dominant treatment in child and adolescent psychiatry with proven benefits to young patients. The authors present topics related to PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY ISSUES: Ethical issues, Treatment planning, Side effects, Neural correlates, and Pharmacogenomics. They address DRUGS FOR SPECIFIC DISEASES: Anxiety, Depression, Eating disorders, Sleep disorders, Psychosis and Schizophrenia, High-risk for bilpolar and schizophrenia, Bipolar, ADHD, and Autism. Each topic presents an Overview of the Disease or Issue, Empirical evidence for ethical issues, Treatment summaries that include dose ranges, side effects, contraindications, and how the drugs are used specifically for a disorder. Treatment in the presence of co-morbid conditions, Long-term evidence, and Conclusions and Future directions complete the presentations. Clinical vignettes are provided that exemplify the main points of the topic.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Intensive Review Of Internal Medicine

Author: James K. Stoller
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451186568
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"Prepare for internal medicine board certification and recertification exams with the proven resource that serves as the syllabus for the Cleveland Clinic's highly esteemed internal medicine board review course! The 6th edition contains ancillary content, available on the companion website for book purchasers, and integrated right into the format for eBook purchasers. Drawing on the expertise of the distinguished Cleveland Clinic faculty, this latest edition features new board review questions and answers in print and online. Taking a more clinical approach than other review texts, this practical resource includes a unique and well-structured question bank of more than 580 questions to prepare you for the boards. Providing an authoritative review of state-of-the-art developments in internal medicine, the book covers key topics, including multidisciplinary skills for the internist, infectious disease, hematology and medical oncology, rheumatology, pulmonary and critical care medicine, endocrinology, nephrology and hypertension, gastroenterology, and cardiology. Master essential concepts with expert information, clinical vignettes, and coverage of crucial clinical points in each chapter. Streamline your board preparation with the book's emphasis on the facts and scenarios most likely to be encountered in internal medicine boards. Build your confidence, competence, and test-taking skills through online board exam simulations that integrate relevant clinical cases, pathology, and imaging studies. Testyour knowledge and skills using the book's more than 580 board-review style questions and answers in print. Fully searchable text online, allows you to study where ever and whenever you want. Whether you are preparing for board certification or recertification or want an authoritative review of state-of-the-art developments in internal medicine, the Cleveland Clinic Intensive Board Review of Internal Medicine, 6e is your go-to resource"--Provided by publisher.

Managing The Side Effects Of Psychotropic Medications Second Edition

Author: Joseph F. Goldberg, M.D., M.S.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585624888
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Information about new psychotropic drugs, a summary of advances in knowledge about identifiable risk factors for adverse effects, and updated recommendations on viable "antidote" management strategies -- including novel pharmacotherapies for tardive dyskinesia and newer agents for weight loss -- are among the features of this new, second edition of Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications. Where other psychopharmacology textbooks -- and, indeed, most internships and residencies in psychiatry -- lack a solid basis in primary care medicine, this guide bridges that educational gap, offering a thorough examination of all the effects of taking a psychotropic drug as well practical clinical advice on how to manage complications that arise. The book is divided into three parts: The first deals with global issues that affect the assessment and formulation of possible adverse effects, as well as with pertinent concepts related to basic pharmacology, physiology, and medical monitoring. The second part presents information organized by individual organ systems or specific medical circumstances. The final part focuses on summary recommendations covering all the material presented in the book and is followed by helpful appendixes and self-assessment questions and resources for practitioners. This new edition includes: * Updated summaries about what psychiatrists should know regarding drug-drug interactions, iatrogenic cardiac arrhythmias, drug pressor effects and orthostatic hypotension, and drug rashes; as well as updated discussions on avoiding lithium nephrotoxicity, handling adverse effect emergencies, and understanding new FDA classifications about drug safety during pregnancy* An expanded discussion on the strengths and limitations of pharmacogenetic testing to predict adverse drug effects, as well as information about new treatments for sexual dysfunction, sleep disturbances, cognitive complaints, and other maladies* Revised summary tables to aid rapid assessment and management* An expanded section on supplemental resources* An updated and expanded self-assessment section with more key questions Busy clinicians will find in Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications an accessible reference that provides both scientific and scholarly discussion of the consequences of drug therapies they may prescribe (or avoid), the range of available strategies to effectively manage adverse effects, and the scientific and practical implications of their treatment decisions.

Side Effects Of Psychiatric Medications

Author: Rajnish Mago, M.d.
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781501014260
Size: 74.29 MB
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Side effects are not a side issue! Adverse effects or side effects are of the greatest importance because they cause considerable suffering and are the leading cause of nonadherence to medications. That is why side effects can be called "The Other Side of Suffering" or "The Other Half of Psychopharmacology." More attention needs to be paid to preventing side effects, developing strategies to systematically assess these side effects, and for managing them. This book focuses on some of the commonest side effects of psychiatric medications and is jam-packed with highly clinically useful, practical information to help deal with them. The numerous practical strategies described will be useful to both the beginner and to the experienced clinician. The book will appeal to psychiatrists, other physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, etc.

Geriatric Psychiatry An Issue Of Psychiatric Clinics E Book

Author: George S. Alexopoulos
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709514
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This issue covers a broad selection of topics critical to psychiatrist and any physician who treats older patients. Topics include: Epidemiology, clinical evaluation, and treatment of dementing disorders, late-life psychosis; suicide in late life; depression in primary care; structural neuroimaging of geriatric depression; gene-environment interactions in geriatric depression; treatment of geriatric depression; etiological Theories of Late-Life depression; geriatric bipolar disorder; psychotherapies in geriatric depression; home-based care of the elderly with mental disorders; functional neuroimaging in geriatric depression; models of treatment engagement of geriatric persons with mental disorders; and mental health service delivery to the elderly.

The Social Worker And Psychotropic Medication Toward Effective Collaboration With Clients Families And Providers

Author: Kia J. Bentley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285419006
Size: 38.70 MB
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This up-to-date primer on psychopharmacology and psychosocial interventions serves as a useful resource as you expand your daily roles in psychiatric medication management. Presenting material within a contemporary framework of partnership practice that is rich with case examples, the authors offer facts, myths, and relevant information about psychotropic medication in an easy-to-access manner. Content on a variety of topics, including coverage of children and adolescents, helps you become more responsive to the medication-related concerns of mental health clients--and work more collaboratively on these issues with families and other mental health care providers. Data from the authors' national survey of randomly selected NASW members provides information that enables you to be aware and active with respect to clients' medication-related dilemmas, but also mindful of the sociopolitical context of prescription practice in psychiatry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.