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Drug treatment and psychiatry 

Drug treatment and psychiatry
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Drug treatment and psychiatry
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Basant K. Puri

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199670444.003.0001
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date: 06 December 2019

The use of drugs in psychiatry

The nature of psychiatric disorders

The diagnostic hierarchical model in psychiatry

The need for a full assessment

Many of the original 20th-century drug treatments for psychiatric disorders, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar mood disorder, were based on serendipitous findings. In the 21...

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