Pharmacological Management of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

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S. J. Enna, Joseph T. Coyle
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 1998 - Medical - 594 pages
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A practical, user-friendly guide for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of neurologic and psychiatric disorders. An introductory chapter covers basic neuroscience and pharmacology as they pertain to the diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system disorders. Subsequent chapters cover the full spectrum of major psychiatric and neurological conditions including schizophrenia, ADD and developmental disorders, obsessive-compulsive behavior, disorders of sleep, neuromuscular disorders, delirium and dementia, and much more. Chapter organization for each condition features a clinical description (presenting symptoms), daignostic criteria (pathophsiology), pharmacotherapeutics, and recommended management and treatment regimens.

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A great reference for anyone who works with persons with mental or developmental difficulties. Also valuable for those who deal with seizure patients. Contains numerous sources and drug information. Read full review

Contents

Overview of Neuropsychopharmacology
1
Schizophrenia
27
Anxiety Disorders
53
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About the author (1998)

Joseph T. Coyle is the Eben S. Draper Chair of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA.

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