Adverse Syndromes and Psychiatric DrugsA clinical guide

Adverse Syndromes and Psychiatric DrugsA clinical guide

Peter Haddad, Serdar Dursun, and Bill Deakin

Print publication date: May 2004

ISBN: 9780198527480

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource will help psychiatrists, GPs, pharmacists and nurses prevent, recognize, and manage adverse syndromes associated with psychiatric drugs. It provides an easily readable account of almost all the adverse syndromes that clinicians will ever encounter. Each section is written by an authority in the area, with each syndrome clearly laid out to include the following information: clinical features; pharmacological basis; differential diagnosis; management; risk factors and prevention. Summary tables are also provided, along with key references for further reading.