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Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

  • 1st Edition - August 12, 2016
  • Editors: Peter Manu, Robert J. Flanagan, Kathlyn J. Ronaldson
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 3 3 7 6 - 0
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 3 3 9 0 - 6

Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs describes in detail more than 20 life-threatening effects associated with antipsychotics, presents the best available data on their… Read more

Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs

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Life-Threatening Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs describes in detail more than 20 life-threatening effects associated with antipsychotics, presents the best available data on their incidence and case fatality, and gives comprehensive advice on diagnosis, management and preventive strategies. In addition, the book discusses the benefit of antipsychotic medication in a range of therapeutic indications, and demonstrates the gain in life-expectancy associated with clozapine use in severe mental illness despite its serious, potentially life-threatening adverse effects.