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Therapeutic Strategies in Schizophrenia

     
 
Price: £49.99
 
     
 
Benefits:
- Translates scientific evidence into improved clinical outcomes - Addresses special topics such as cognitive impairment, early psychosis, compliance and emergencies - Explains mechanisms of typical and atypical antipsychotics and their clinical applications - Synthesizing publication and trial data to enable effective diagnosis and prescribing
Edited by:
AM Mortimer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Hull, Hull, UK; PJ McKenna, Research Psychiatrist, Benito Menni CASM, Barcelona, and CIBERSAM, Spain.
Description:
Updates the reader on the therapeutic options available for the management of schizophrenia, aiding the clinician to translate scientific evidence into improved outcomes. This book also presents a thorough discussion of the new generation of ‘atypical’ antipsychotic drugs – their mode of action and their clinical efficacy in a range of applications. These new agents are compared with existing medications, guiding the reader on their use in combination with other treatments as part of an integrated programme of patient management. Additional special topics covered include metabolic side-effects, early psychosis, cognitive behavioural therapy, comorbid substance abuse and emergencies.
Readership:
Psychiatrists ▪ Psychologists ▪ Hospital pharmacists ▪ Trainees

Book Details:
ISBN:
978 1 84692 035 6
256pp; 240 x 170mm; Illustrations; Hardback;
Publication Date: August 2010

 
 
     
 
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