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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

2nd Edition

Siegfried Kasper, George N. Papadimitriou
September 30, 2009

Edited by the president of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry and featuring an international list of world-renown contributors, Schizophrenia, Second Edition provides psychiatrists, neurologists, and psychologists with a comprehensive handbook on the latest...

Depression: Treatment Strategies and Management

Depression: Treatment Strategies and Management

2nd Edition

Thomas L. Schwartz, Timothy Petersen
September 18, 2009

This updated and revised Second Edition provides a state-of-the-science review and clinical collection of research on treating depression with multiple therapies. The text is an essential guide for those who prescribe psychotropics or perform psychotherapy, including psychiatrists, residents,...

Mood Disorders in Later Life

Mood Disorders in Later Life

2nd Edition

James E. Ellison, Helen H. Kyomen, Sumer Verma
December 12, 2008

Mood Disorders in Later Life examines the spectrum of mood disorders in older adults, focusing on major and nonmajor depressive disorders, bipolar disorder (manic and depressive phases), depression with psychotic features, and vascular depression. In depth discussions of diagnosis and treatment...

Asperger's Disorder

Asperger's Disorder

1st Edition

Jeffrey L. Rausch, Maria E. Johnson, Manuel F. Casanova
August 12, 2008

Today at least seven million children and adolescents are afflicted with Asperger’s disorder. Examining the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition, this volume provides the necessary guidance to psychiatrists and neurologists so they can correctly differentiate Asperger’s from other...

Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders

Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders

1st Edition

Susan L. McElroy, Paul E. Keck, Jr., Robert M. Post
June 13, 2008

Several antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) now have regulatory indications for treating bipolar disorder. There is growing evidence that AEDs in general have a variety of useful psychotropic effects. Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders is the first comprehensive, clinically oriented...

Insulin Resistance Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disease

Insulin Resistance Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric Disease

1st Edition

Natalie L. Rasgon
April 09, 2008

This is the first book of its kind to tie the metabolic syndrome with psychiatric disorders and raise the possibility that common antipsychotic treatments may have this type of adverse effect on patients. Presenting a complete overview and the relationship between insulin resistance syndrome and...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Concepts, Controversies, New Directions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Concepts, Controversies, New Directions

1st Edition

Keith McBurnett, Linda Pfiffner
November 28, 2007

Compiling the expertise and research of many of the most widely-cited opinion leaders in the field, this reference spans the etiology, assessment, and management of ADHD and covers all the essential data required to care for patients with this disorder including clinical definitions, psychosocial...

Neurogenetics of Psychiatric Disorders

Neurogenetics of Psychiatric Disorders

1st Edition

Akira Sawa, Melvin G. McInnis
May 11, 2007

Translating bench-based research into effective clinical practice, this source provides a clear understanding of the neurobiology and neurogenetics of psychiatric disorders, the genes responsible for specific psychiatric disorders, and the implications of genetic roots and underlying biology on the...

Depression: Treatment Strategies and Management

Depression: Treatment Strategies and Management

1st Edition

Thomas L. Schwartz, Timothy J. Petersen
March 27, 2006

Guiding clinicians toward the most effective treatment regimens, this reference offers detailed coverage of the symptomatology, diagnosis, epidemiology, and etiology of depression. A must-have tool for anyone prescribing psychotropics or performing psychotherapy, this source expertly reviews...

Obesity and Mental Disorders

Obesity and Mental Disorders

1st Edition

Susan L. McElroy, David B. Allison, George A. Bray
January 13, 2006

Currently, there are a limited amount of guidelines to help clinicians manage patients with obesity and comorbid mental disorders. This expertly written source fills the gap in the literature by providing a clear overview of obesity and its relationship to mental illness while reviewing the most...

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

1st Edition

Mary C. Zanarini
September 14, 2005

Addressing all aspects of borderline personality disorder (BPD) from the course, epidemiology, and history of the disease to the latest guidelines in patient diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy, this reference serves as an all-encompassing reference for the mental health professional...

Handbook of Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Approaches

Handbook of Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Approaches

1st Edition

Siegfried Kasper, Robert Hirschfeld
August 30, 2005

An expert summary of our current understanding of bipolar disorder, this reference examines existing theories, treatment regimens, and clinically relevant applications by world authorities in psychiatric research. Divided into four main sections, this guide delves into the diagnosis and...

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