Geriatric Psychopharmacology: Why Does Age Matter?

Excerpt: Older adults respond less predictably than younger adults to most medications, typically requiring lower daily doses to achieve desired therapeutic effects and minimize adverse effects and toxicity. This unpredictability is particularly evident among the...

Psychoactive Drug Abuse in Older Adults

Excerpt: This article reviews the prevalence, risks and protective factors, and screening and diagnosis of drug abuse in older adults. Treatment concerns and the consequences of drug problems are examined briefly. ScienceDirect > Simoni-Wastila, L., Yang,...

Practical old age psychopharmacology

Excerpt: This book brings together findings from recent multi-disciplinary research and the practical aspects of old age psychiatry. By taking into account the perspectives of the patient and their family, the neuropathologist, the pharmacist, the nurse, the GP, and...

Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychiatry

Excerpt: Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychiatry is a concise reference that contains the most current information on psychiatric diagnoses seen in older patients, from delirium and dementia to schizophrenia and sleep disorders. The authors present clinically relevant...

Women’s Mental Health

Excerpt: This issue of Medical Clinics, edited by Drs. Susan G. Kornstein and Anita H. Clayton, will cover a wide arrange of topics in the field of Women’s Mental Health. Topics covered in this issue include, but are not limited to, Psychopharmacology in Pregnancy and...

Clinical manual of women’s mental health

Excerpt: This comprehensive update of the popular second edition of the authors’ Concise Guide to Women’s Mental Health provides the latest evidence-based medical and psychiatric facts related to the assessment and treatment of women with psychiatric...