This practical reference examines the advantages and disadvantages of polypharmacy in psychiatry, and provides up-to-date clinical guidelines on the appropriate use of combinations of pharmacological therapy in major psychiatric disorders-including multidisciplinary approaches to treatment, such as social work and psychopharmacology, and an examination of the psychotherapeutic and historical aspects of polypharmacy.
Consolidates all available and current material on polypharmacy and psychiatry into one comprehensive volume.
Polypharmacy in Psychiatry discusses therapy of
schizophrenia and the use of atypical antipsychotic agents
post-traumatic stress disorder and the roles of serotonin, opioids, and glutamate
bipolar disorder and the use of novel anticonvulsants
clinical depression and the use of thyroid hormone and lithium augmentation, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and neuroleptic agents
psychiatric disorders in children, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, tic disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and conduct disorders
the medically ill psychiatric patient
Polypharmacy in Psychiatry also discusses
the use of alternative and herbal medications
psychosocial aspects of polypharmacy
the psychology of polypharmacy
cultural components of polypharmacy
Featuring more than 700 works cited, this invaluable reference is essential reading for psychiatrists; psychopharmacologists; behavioral neurologists; psychiatric nurse practitioners; social workers; clinical psychologists and other psychotherapists; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
Pro (IBM) WebSphere Application Server 7 Internals Pro (IBM) WebSphere Application Server 7 Internals covers the internal architecture and implementation of the WebSphere Application Server (WAS) version 7 product set and how other IBM products extend it. It presents information to enable administrators, developers, and architects to learn about the aspects of WAS that apply to them:
... Advanced Methods in Computer Graphics: With examples in OpenGL
The field of Computer Graphics has evolved rapidly over the past decade following
the development of a large collection of algorithms and techniques for various applications
in modelling, animation, visualisation, real-time rendering and game engine
design. Advances in graphics hardware capabilities and processor technology have... Formation Testing: Pressure Transient and Contamination Analysis
Traditional well logging methods, such as resistivity, acoustic, nuclear and NMR, provide indirect information related to fluid and formation properties. The “formation tester,” offered in wireline and MWD/LWD operations, is different. It collects actual downhole fluid samples for surface analysis, and through...
Hydrogeology: Groundwater Science and Engineering
This text combines the science and engineering of hydrogeology in an accessible, innovative style. As well as providing physical descriptions and characterisations of hydrogeological processes, it also sets out the corresponding mathematical equations for groundwater flow and solute/heat transport calculations. And, within this,...
Writing for Digital Media
In the digital age, we are all consumers and producers, readers and publishers
alike. The Internet has made it possible for anyone to publish his or her writing
online almost instantaneously for all the world to read.
The evolution of digital media has introduced both unprecedented challenges
and opportunities for...
50 Steps To Business Success: Entrepreneurial Leadership In Manageable Bites
Here is a master plan for leaders who want to know the dynamic, proven techniques any business leader-from the fruit stand owner to the Fortune 500 chairman-must use to build a successful entrepreneurial enterprise. At the heart of this program is a fundamental belief in the continuous work necessary to improve all activities-a constant quest...