PDR Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition
Most popular psychotropic drugs indexed by brand name, generic name, indication, and therapeutic category.
The PDR Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition has been completely updated and expanded to provide comprehensive, easy-to-read, quick reference information for mental health care professionals. Presented at a very fundamental level, the PDR® Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition will cover psychotropics, substances that can be abused, as well as common medications that are prescribed for patients for their other medical conditions.
As a practical complement to the full-sized PDR, the PDR Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals is a user friendly reference for both clinicians and non-clinicians taking care of patients with mental health disorders. The easy-to-read reference provides insight into therapeutic situations and guidance for safe drug usage.
The key components include: Profiles of updated psychotropic drugs
Full-color photo guide of psychotropic tablets and capsules; Street drug profiles; Nearly 90 updated psychotropic drug profiles, organized by brand name and including dosage, common side-effects, special warnings and contraindications
The PDR Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals is the only useful reference a mental health care provider needs for the latest on new drug and disease therapies as well as any new substance abuse information.
PDR Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd ed. (Pdr Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals)
By MtnMe - January 6, 2008
I love this book. I use it all the time. I especially like the pics of the meds since many clients come in saying they took "the orange pill". It helps identify what meds they are taking. I often use it to educate my clients about the medication, the side-effects, what to look for, what to avoid, how to take it. It helps me support my clients more. I highly recommend it.
By Amy M. Fenske - August 28, 2008
I highly recommend this book for professionals who work in the mental health field or for those who work in Child Protection or a related field that might need a quick reference for medications that their clients might be on if you aren't already familar with it.
A Great Book
By J. Horton - December 23, 2008
PDR Drug Guide for Mental Health Professionals
This is a smaller version of the Physician PDR specifically for Mental Health practicianers. It is up to date, easy to use and is the first source I use regarding medication. I order one every year...every year more psychotrophic medications become available.
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