The Brown University Geriatric Psychopharmacology Update

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Edited By: Richard J. Goldberg, M.D.

Online ISSN: 1556-7540

Associated Title(s): The Brown University Psychopharmacology Update


Filling a critical gap in information, this well-respected publication covers the unique psychotropic medication needs of the elderly.

Aims and Scope

This monthly report is an easy way to keep up to date on the newest breakthroughs in geriatric medicine that have an impact on psychiatric practice. You'll find assembled in one place critical information on topics selected by an experienced editor and gathered by award-winning medical writers. These staff members bring you first-person interviews with physicians and researchers who are on the cutting edge of developing new medications and finding new uses for old ones. In addition, you'll learn about the regulatory issues pertaining to prescribing in the long-term care setting.

Main Features

Two in-depth feature articles per issue
A What's New in Research section
Expert written Drug-Drug Interaction column
Case reports and industry/FDA news
A free patient medication handout.

Free Client Handouts

Each issue features a different client handout describing the critical attributes of frequently prescribed psychotropic medications. Handouts are available to subscribers to photocopy and distribute to patients and their caregivers.

Unbiased Coverage

The Brown University Geriatric Psychopharmacology Update does not accept pharmaceutical company advertising. You can trust our coverage to be accurate and free from commercial influence.

Special Issues

The Latest in Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Treating Geriatric Bipolar Disorder
Key Conference Updates

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About the Newsletter
The Brown University Geriatric Psychopharmacology Update is one of seven behavioral healthcare and psychopharmacology newsletters on WileyInterScience:

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


Psychopharmacology, Drugs, Psychiatric Disorders, Alzheimer;s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Dementia, Antipsychotics, Antidepressants, SSRIS, Stimulants, Nonstimulants, Schizophrenia, Depression, Geriatric Bipolar Disorder, FDA, Dosing

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