|Author||Lauren B. Marangell|
"This is an excellent, compact source of highly relevant clinical information on the major classes of psychotropic medications. Having both breadth and depth, it covers dual-action antidepressants, the newest hypnotics, and the few mood stabilizers for bipolar depression. The [ "Concise Guide to Psychopharmacology"] also delves into class specific issues and side effects such as neuroleptic malignant syndrome, metabolic syndrome, and the potential for drug abuse or cardiac arrhythmias."
"The second edition of this highly successful pocket manual will continue to assist both trainees and experts to make optimal real-world treatment decisions. It is concise, well-organized, evidence-based, and comprehensive. The introductory chapter on principles of treatment is worth the price."-- "Mark S. Bauer, M.D., author of The Field Guide to Psychiatric Assessment & Treatment and Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island"