Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 165 x 106 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"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."-- "Doody's Book Review Service", "October 20, 2006"
"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"
"Drs. Marangell and Martinez have masterfully updated their 2002 "Concise Guide to Psychopharmacology". This compact gem of a book should be stuffed into the pockets of all medical students and residents and placed on the desks of every practicing clinician. The second edition is comprehensive in scope but easily navigated and clearly reader-friendly."-- "Michael F. Myers, M.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada"