Psychiatric Side Effects of Prescription and Over-the-counter Medications: Recognition and Management

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American Psychiatric Pub, 1998 - 443 páginas

Both prescription and non-prescription medications used in medicine and psychiatry can cause a varietyof problems for those taking them, both in terms of their behavior and their ability to think. The first book to thoroughly examine how to recognize and manage the psychological side-effects of these medicines, this exhaustive work also provides a fingertip source of vital information for everyone from psychiatrists, primary care doctors and other medical subspecialty practitioners to students, residents and general readers. Noted physicians Thomas Markham Brown and Alan Stoudemire cover all of the major medications used in medicine and psychiatry, with full chapters on such topics as: * Antipsychotics* Antidepressants* Lithium* Anticonvulsants* Anesthetic agents* Sedative-Hypnotic and related agents* Antibiotics* Cardiovascular agents* Antineoplastic agents* Gastrointestinal agents* Pulmonary agents* Hematologic agents* Antilipemic agents* Drugs affecting the endocrine system

Throughout this information-packed reference, the authors, noted physicians Thomas Markham Brown and Alan Stoudemire, cover all of the major medications used in medicine and psychiatry. They focus on the fundamental ways drugs cause cognitive toxicity and map strategies for clinical management. They also address the consequences of drug interactions and the basic pathophysiology of central nervous system toxicity. With the help of Psychiatric Side Effects of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications, readers will be able to quickly identify the ways drugs sometimes negatively affect behavior and ability to reason, and then determine the best practical course for treating those problems.

A CD-ROM containing the complete contents of Psychiatric Side Effects of Prescription and Over the Counter Medications is included. Fully searchable, this CD-ROM is compatible on both MACINTOSH and WINDOWS systems.

 

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Introduction
ix
Acknowledgments
xi
Agents With Actions Directed at the Central Nervous System 1
1935
Antipsychotics 3
1962
Agents Used to Treat Movement Disorders 35
1969
Antidepressants 53
1987
Lithium 83
87
Anticonvulsants
97
Antibiotics
173
Cardiovascular Agents 209
1835
Antineoplastic Agents 239
1862
Antilipemic Agents 261
1884
Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System 265
1886
Hematologic Agents 30
1922
Modulators of Immunity 317
1938
Pulmonary Agents 345
1966

Anesthetic Agents
113
SedativeHypnotic and Related Agents
127
Analgesic Agents
152
Cholinergic Agents
166
Agents With Actions Mot Directed at the Central Nervous System
171
Uricosuric and Related Agents 357
1978
References 361
1982
Additional Reading 403
Index 409
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