Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry

Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry

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This is a book of psychiatry at its most practical level. It aims to answer the sorts of questions psychiatrists ask on a daily basis. What treatments are available for the condition that I think this patient has? What is the relative value of each of these treatments? Are there any other treatments that I should be considering if a first approach has failed? Is there any value in combinations of treatment? And, can I be sure that the evidence and recommendations I read are free from bias? The content is organised into three sections covering disease classification, the major treatment modalities and the application of these treatments to the wide range of psychiatric diagnoses. All professionals in mental health want to give the best treatments for their patients. This book provides clinicians with the knowledge and guidance to achieve this aim.Only articles on the use of donepezil, rivastigmine and galantamine in DLB were found. ... 1999; Fergusson aamp; Howard, 2000; Skjerve aamp; Nygaard, 2000; Rojas- Fernandez, 2001; Coulson et al., 2002; Khotianov et al., 2002), two case series ( Shea et al., ... Only two studies utilized specific instruments to measure function, namely the Physical Self- Maintenance Scale (PSMS; Lawton aamp; Brody, 1969), and theanbsp;...

Title:Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry
Author:Peter Tyrer, Kenneth R. Silk
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2008-01-24


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