Book 2013

Polypharmacy in Psychiatry Practice, Volume II

Use of Polypharmacy in the "Real World"


ISBN: 978-94-007-5798-1 (Print) 978-94-007-5799-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Antipsychotic Polypharmacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia: ‘Secret Sauce or Wild Abandon?’

    3. Chapter

      Pages 11-29

      Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in USA

    4. Chapter

      Pages 31-42

      Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in Czech Republic and in Ukraine

    5. Chapter

      Pages 43-60

      Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in Residential Facilities in Italy: The Gap Between Recommendations and Real World Practice

    6. Chapter

      Pages 61-80

      Antipsychotic Polypharmacy and Associated Phenomena in Patients with Schizophrenia: Rational or Irrational?

    7. Chapter

      Pages 81-107

      Antipsychotic Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia. How to Counteract This Common Practice?

    8. Chapter

      Pages 109-143

      Clozapine Combinations in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia Patients

    9. Chapter

      Pages 145-155

      Metabolic Syndrome and Antipsychotic Polypharmacy

  3. Polypharmacy for Other Psychiatric Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

    2. Chapter

      Pages 159-177

      Evidence Based Combination Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

    3. Chapter

      Pages 179-190

      Antidepressant Combination Strategies for Major Depressive Disorder

    4. Chapter

      Pages 191-231

      Herbal Remedies and Nutraceuticals as Augmentation or Adjunct for Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Evidence for Benefit and Risk

    5. Chapter

      Pages 233-261

      Obsessive-Compulsive Syndromes in Schizophrenia: A Case for Polypharmacy?

    6. Chapter

      Pages 263-274

      Polypharmacy and Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use Among Elders with Dementia

    7. Chapter

      Pages 275-287

      The Role of Polypharmacy in Bipolar Disorder Treatment Guidelines

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 289-321