shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Dec 14th - Annual Training: Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [The Centre for MindBody Health]
Jan 9th - Three-Day Intensive with Frank Anderson: Internal Family Systems (IFS) Experiential Training [Leading Edge Seminars]
Jan 14th - Using Mindfulness and Compassion to Support Grieving Children and Families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jan 14th - Using Mindfulness and Compassion to Support Grieving Children and Families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jan 15th - Holding Difficult Conversations for Supervisors: An essential skill for a supervisor [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
The Clozapine Handbook: Stahl's Handbooks
Meyer, Jonathan M. and Stephen M. Stahl
Cambridge University Press / Softcover / 2019-05-01 / 1108447465
Psychopharmacology
reg price: $56.95 our price: $ 51.26
326 pages
In Stock (Ships within one business day)

Real-world and clinical trial data support that clozapine is the only effective antipsychotic for treatment resistant schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. Clozapine also reduces rates of suicidality, psychiatric hospitalization and all-cause mortality. However, clozapine is underutilized for two reasons: misunderstandings of its efficacy benefits and misapprehension of, limited knowledge or misinformation about the management of treatment related risks and adverse effects. In response to worldwide efforts to promote clozapine use, this user-friendly handbook provides clinicians with evidence-based approaches for patient management as well as logical approaches to the management of clinical situations and adverse effects. It outlines clearly the rationale for specific management decisions and prioritises the options based on this logic. This Handbook is designed for use by clinicians worldwide and is essential reading for all mental health care professionals.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Initiating Clozapine
2. Understanding hematologic monitoring and benign ethnic neutropenia
3. Binding profile, metabolism, kinetics, drug interactions and use of plasma levels
4. Managing constipation
5. Managing sialorrhea
6. Managing sedation, orthostasis and tachycardia
7. Managing metabolic adverse effects
8. Managing seizure risk and stuttering
9. Fever, myocarditis, interstitial nephritis, DRESS, serositis and cardiomyopathy
10. Eosinophilia, leukocytosis, thrombocytopenia, thrombocytosis, anemia, hepatic function abnormalities
11. Managing enuresis and incontinence, priapism, venous thromboembolism, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, tardive dyskinesia and obsessive compulsive disorder
12. The efficacy story: treatment resistant schizophrenia, psychogenic polydipsia, treatment intolerant schizophrenia, suicidality, violence, mania and Parkinson's disease psychosis
13. Addressing clozapine positive symptom nonresponse in schizophrenia spectrum patients
14. Discontinuing clozapine and management of cholinergic rebound
15. Special topics: child and adolescent patients, elderly patients, patients with intellectual disability, pregnancy and risk for major congenital malformation, lactation, overdose, postmortem redistribution
Index.

About the Authors:

Jonathan M. Meyer is currently a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego and a Psychopharmacology Consultant to the California Department of State Hospitals. Dr Meyer is an internationally recognised speaker on psychopharmacology and the treatment of severe mental illness, and is Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Stephen M. Stahl is currently a Professor at the University of California, San Diego and serves as Honorary Fellow in the psychiatry department at the University of Cambridge. He is also the Chairman of the Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) and Arbor Scientia Group. Dr Stahl serves as the Director of Psychopharmacology Services at the California Department of State Hospitals as well as the Editor-in Chief of CNS Spectrums.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
authors
Stahl, Stephen
other lists
Cambridge University Press
November 2019 New Arrivals
Psychopharmacology