Psychotropic Drug Handout

Psychotropic Drug Handout

Online ISBN: 9780471922247

DOI: 10.1002/0471922242

About this Book

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Assembled by the editors of Brown University Psychopharmacology newsletter series, the Psychotropic Drug Handout series is a comprehensive collection of of client handouts on commonly prescribed psychotropic medications. Updated regularly to include new adverse events (e.g., black box warnings), dosages, formulations, indications, and featuring new medications when approved by the FDA, these handouts are ideal tools to help more clients to speedy, complete recoveries.

Each handout focuses on a single medication, identifies it with both brand and generic names, and describes classification, common dosages, and common usage in clear and concise terms. Crucial information on side effects and interactions with other medications is presented in clear, direct language. Handouts are available to subscribers to download, photocopy, and distribute to patients and their caregivers.

Psychotropic Drug Handouts are effective tools and can be used:

  • Every time a client starts a new prescription or treatment program
  • On your waiting room table
  • As an insert with your bills
  • As leave-behinds when you address community groups
  • As discussion starters in counseling sessions
  • In newsletters or marketing mailings to prospective clients


Psychologists and practitioners prescribing psychotropic medications to their clients

About the Handout Series

The Psychotropic Drug Handout series is assembled by the editors of the Brown University psychopharmacology newsletters, part of seven new behavioral healthcare and psychopharmacology newsletters on Wiley Online Library:

Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly covers news and analysis of federal and state public policy development funding, programs, and legislation.

Mental Health Weekly covers the latest news and analysis of public policy, business trends, and treatment issues affecting mental health administrators in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter offers practical interventions, professional commentary, and hands-on techniques for working with troubled children and adolescents.

The Brown University Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Update fills the critical gap in information about children's and adolescents’ unique psychotropic medication needs.

The Brown University Digest of Addiction Theory & Application is a monthly synopsis of critical research developments in the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse.

The Brown University Geriatric Psychopharmacology Update covers the use of psychotropic medications in geriatrics, pertinent regulatory issues, and specific interventions with aging.

The Brown University Psychopharmacology Update advises mental health professionals on treating behavioral disorders with pharmacological agents.

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