Through four previous editions, the Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Therapy served as the essential and authoritative source on the major classes of drugs used in current psychiatric practice. Now, thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, this quick-reference handbook provides complete information-including new chapters on psychotropics for treating anxiety disorders, substance use and alcohol disorders, sleep disorders, dementia, and attention deficit disorders. Coverage of each drug class includes mechanisms of action, indications, therapeutic uses, side effects, interactions, and caveats regarding special populations such as pregnant and elderly patients. The heavily revised new edition provides ... Specific prescribing recommendations-including dosage and how long to use-for individual drugs; Tables with at-a-glance information for quick retrieval; A disease-specific table of contents that quickly directs you to relevant drug chapters. This edition is available electronically for the PDA. See PDA listing for details on Labbate, Rosenbaum, Arana and Hyman, Handbook of
Psychiatric Drug Therapy for PDA, Version 2.0.