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Pages: 345
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Categories: Medical
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This book provides a comprehensive and clear guide to the uses, benefits and impact of psychotropic drugs. It conveys the lived experience of the problems that can be caused by side-effects and the nature of the trade-off that patients may need to make between the benefits brought about with the
Psychiatric Drugs Explained E-Book
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: David Healy
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-21 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in its sixth edition, and written by an author internationally recognised in his field, Psychiatric Drugs Explained offers a wealth of information in a handy easy-to-use format. Organised by disorder, and providing a comprehensive review of drug effects, action and side-effects, this fully updated new edition covers the latest
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Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Richard P. Bentall
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-12 - Publisher: NYU Press

Toward the end of the twentieth century, the solution to mental illness seemed to be found. It lay in biological solutions, focusing on mental illness as a problem of the brain, to be managed or improved through drugs. We entered the "Prozac Age" and believed we had moved far beyond
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Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Joel Paris
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

"Dr. Paris has written an honest, balanced presentation of the ways in which psychiatric drugs are evaluated and prescribed. He highlights the complexity of the task, the limits of what is known and the mixed picture that research often produces. His conclusions are refreshing because they are built from an
Psychiatric Drugs
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jim Read
Categories: Medical
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