Psychiatric Drugs Explained - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780702039539

Psychiatric Drugs Explained

5th Edition

Authors: David Healy
eBook ISBN: 9780702039539
eBook ISBN: 9780702063985
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 5th December 2008

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This version is now out of print. An edition with e-book is available under ISBN 97880702041365.

Psychiatric Drugs Explained contains a clear and comprehensive guide to the uses, benefits and impact of psychotropic drugs. It explains how people taking the drugs experience their side effects compared to the benefits they may bring. The fifth edition has been fully revised and updated to include the latest thinking on the rationale for drug treatements to help mental health professionals and service users understand therapeutic decision making.

Key Features

  • Organized by disorder
    Comprehensive review of drug effects, action and side-effects
    'User issues' boxes to highlight particular problems experienced
    Website addresses to allow searching for further information
    Questionnaires to help assess side effects


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About the Author

David Healy

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, North Wales Department of Psychological Medicine, College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Bangor, UK