Category : Psychiatrics
New in this edition: * Drugs for ADHD thoroughly revised and updated * Antipsychotics with many changes and additions, including fully revised lab tests/monitoring * Antidepressants fully revised, including new sections on irreversible MAO-B inhibitor and serotonin modulator and stimulator (SMS), revised frequency of adverse effects table and switching strategies recommendations * Hypnotics completely revised * Mood stabilizers fully revised and a new toxicity comparison table added * Drugs of abuse and treatment of substance use disorder comprehensively revised * New unapproved treatments with significant updates, including: anti-inflammatories and NMDA agents in anxiety/OCD, cannabis use, and irritability of autism * New agents include: brexpiprazole, cariprazine, hypnotic suvorexant, tasimelteon, vortioxetine * New formulations and trade names include: Adasuve, Alprazolam Intensol, Aptensio XR, Aristada, Belbuca, Belsomra, Brintellix, Bunavail, Cotempla XR-ODT, Dyanavel XR, Eldepryl, EMSAM, Evekeo, Hemangeol, Hetlioz, Innopran XL, Invega Trinza, Khedezla, Metadol-D, Mydayis, NyQuil, Quillichew ER, Quillivant XR, Rexulti, Som-Pam, Tegretol (liquid), Trintellix, Versacolz, Vraylar, Vyvanse, Zelapar, Zenzedi The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, pediatricians, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals. * Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions...) for a quick overview of treatment options * Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactions, pharmacodynamics, nursing implications, and much more - all you need to know for each class of drug * Potential interactions and side effects summarized in comparison charts * With instantly recognizable icons and in full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek * Clearly written patient and caregiver information sheets for download as printable PDF files This book is a must for all mental health professionals working with children and adolescents who need an up-to-date, easy-to use, comprehensive summary of all the most relevant information about psychotropic drugs.
- Spiral-bound:362 pages
- eText ISBN: 9781616765507
- Dimensions:21.08 x 4.83 x 26.92 cm
- Publisher:Hogrefe Publishing; 4th Revised edition (15 Jan. 2019)