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A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs

A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs

Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families

CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS is the most accessible and comprehensive book of its kind. Written by a psychologist, a psychiatrist, and a pharmacist, this easy-to-understand guide is packed with straightforward information about psychiatric disorders and the options available to treat them.

CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS provides a complete overview in everyday language of:

- The science of anxiety, mood, and other disorders

- The truth behind some common myths

- How direct-to-consumer advertising impacts you

- Up-to-date information on the common brand names, correct dosages, possible interactions and side effects, and complete instructions for the proper use of more than 50 medications

CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

The most reliable guide to the diagnosis and pharmaceutical treatment of emotional disorders in adults and children in the twenty-first century.
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  • Gallery Books | 
  • 560 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781476787329 | 
  • April 2014
List Price $32.99
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About the Author

John Preston

John D. Preston, Psy. D. is a clinical psychologist and author of ten books in the areas of neurobiology, pyschopharmacology, and psychotherapy, including Taking Charge of Bipolar Disorder, which he co-authored with Julia Fast and is currently in its third printing. He is on the faculty of the California School of Professional Psychology, Sacramento, and the University of California, at Davis School of Medicine. He has lectured widely in the US and abroad.

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