Now established as the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology, this latest edition of The Prescriber's Guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current practice in the use of psychotropic drugs. Easy to navigate and easy to use, The Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based information with clinically informed guidance to support clinicians in making the most effective prescribing decisions for the good of their patients. With coverage of thirteen brand-new drugs – including antidepressants, antipsychotics, hypnotics, nonstimulants for ADHD and medical foods – and incorporating information on the newest indications, new formulations, new recommendations and new safety data, this edition continues to provide the essential practical support required by anyone prescribing in the field of mental health.
Features of the The Prescriber’s Guide app:
Includes the full text of the printed book
Each drug entry includes the range of indications, their advantages and disadvantages, and tips for dosing and avoiding adverse effects
Full-text search engine, with search results highlighted in the text
Highlighting, bookmarking and notes functionality
Adjustable text size and screen brightness
About the author:
Stephen M. Stahl is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, and Honorary Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK. He has conducted numerous research projects awarded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Veteran’s Adminstration, and the pharmaceutical industry. He is the author of the market-leading textbook Essential Psychopharmacology, Third Edition, as well as more than 450 other articles and chapters. Dr. Stahl is an internationally recognised clinician, researcher, and teacher in psychiatry and psychopharmacology.
- June 11, 2014 Initial release