Readers with little background in neuroscience and physiology may find themselves at a loss trying to navigate between the knowns and the unknowns when it comes to understanding the intricacies of the brain.
The psychopharmacological treatment of youth calls for knowledge and skill in selecting medications and doses appropriate to the developmental stage of children and teens.
With a vast array of medications available for prescription, psychiatrists demand reference books that quickly summarize various drugs with an emphasis on their properties, most effective usages, cross-indications, and potential side effects.
The Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry is the standard reference in the field.
Whereas potential risks of medication exposure during pregnancy had once been the key consideration when prescribing psychotropic drugs, research...