Effective Treatments in Psychiatry

Effective Treatments in Psychiatry

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This is a book of psychiatry at its most practical level. It answers the sorts of questions psychiatrists ask on a daily basis. What treatments are available for the condition this patient has? What is the evidence for the effectiveness of each of these treatments? Is there any value in combinations of treatment? And, can I be sure that the evidence and recommendations are free from bias? This handy pocket reference summarises the key elements of the Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry. The text has been revised to provide the most up-to-date evidence for treatment decisions, with an accompanying summary table for each chapter to reinforce the recommendations. It is an essential guide for mental health professionals of all disciplines as well as medical students and trainees.Slow dissociation from the I¼-receptor allows self-tapering and milder (though sometimes more prolonged) withdrawal. ... the I¼-opioid receptor (where it is inactive and dissociates slowly from it), can precipitate severe prolonged withdrawal symptoms. ... Limited evidence supports ultra-rapid MAW using naltrexone under general anaesthesia or conscious ... or orally, is combined with buprenorphine in a combination tablet (Suboxone) to prevent injection misuse of buprenorphine.

Title:Effective Treatments in Psychiatry
Author:Peter Tyrer, Kenneth R. Silk
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2011-11-03


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