The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results

[Edward H. Drummond] î The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results ↠ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results Drawing upon his years of experience helping patients understand their illnesses and take charge of their treatments, Drummond: Explains what is currently known about the causes and cures of virtually all recognized psychiatric disordersDescribes the full range of medications that have been proven effective against themHelps you to determine whether or not you should try medicationProvides guidelines for using medications safely and sensibly and for getting the best results with themExplores die

The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results

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Rating : 4.95 (866 Votes)
Asin : 0471353701
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 320 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-01-13
Language : English

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Drummond separates fact from hype to give you the real, complete story about all the psychiatric drugs currently prescribed. From the Back CoverA complete guide to knowing your treatment options and taking control of your therapy If you think you may have a psychiatric problem or if you have been diagnosed with one, this book will help you get the best possible treatment. In plain English, he explains how each drug works, which symptoms the drug will improve and which it might not, side effects and how to manage them, precautions that should be taken, and much more. Written by top expert Edward Drummond, the book arms you with all the information you need to fully understand your treatment options and make informed decis

A. sparks said A book for beginners. Book was too vague in discussing the various medications.. "Get your questions answered with this book" according to Jim S. Psychiatric syndromes like depression, anxiety, and bipolar are explained along with reasons why certain drugs are used instead of others.About two pages are devoted to each medication. Common, expected side effects are described. For example, Paxil is said to take two to four weeks to cause improvement, even though side effects may appear in one to two days. Fatigue, weakness, and sexual dysfunction are the most common side effects. Your symtoms may retu. Noname said Great for both patients and health professionals. "The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results" is a wonderful book. Edward Drummond doesn't just explain the different types of mental illnesses, he explains why they are difficult to diagnose. He lists the many drugs used to treat mental illness, but he is not an extremist. Included are lifestyle changes and counseling recommendations that may be helpful. Use what works seems to be his mantra.Drummond reviews each disease state

Drawing upon his years of experience helping patients understand their illnesses and take charge of their treatments, Drummond: Explains what is currently known about the causes and cures of virtually all recognized psychiatric disordersDescribes the full range of medications that have been proven effective against themHelps you to determine whether or not you should try medicationProvides guidelines for using medications safely and sensibly and for getting the best results with themExplores dietary treatments, exercise, relaxation techniques, meditation, self-hypnosis, yoga, and other non-drug therapiesExplains how to combine drug, non-drug, and alternative therapies for maximum benefit Your complete guide to choosing and using medication and other treatments for Anxiety • Panic Attacks • Agoraphobia • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder • Phobias Posttraumatic Stress Disorder • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder • Bipolar Disorder Depression • Autism • Asperger’s Disorder • Drug Dependence • Anorexia • Bulimia • Insomnia Psychosis • Schizophrenia • Schizoaffective Disorder • Delusional Disorder • Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Written by top expert Edward Drummond, the book arms you with all the infor

. He received his medical education at Tufts University and was trained in psychiatry at Harvard University. Edward Drummond, M.D., is Associate Medical Director at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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