Pharmacovigilance in Psychiatry

  • Edoardo Spina
  • Gianluca Trifirò

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. General Aspects of Pharmacovigilance in Psychiatry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Edoardo Spina, Gianluca Trifirò, Achille Patrizio Caputi
      Pages 3-7
    3. Paola Maria Cutroneo, Giovanni Polimeni
      Pages 9-25
    4. Francesco Salvo, Annie Fourrier-Réglat, Nicholas Moore, Bernard Bégaud, Antoine Pariente
      Pages 27-44
    5. Alessandro Serretti, Chiara Fabbri
      Pages 121-146
  3. Pharmacovigilance of Specific Psychotropic Drug Classes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Chris Manson, Robert Gordon, David Baldwin
      Pages 149-166
    3. Michael W. Jann, William K. Kennedy
      Pages 167-189
    4. Vincenzo Arcoraci, Edoardo Spina
      Pages 191-207
    5. Michele Fabrazzo, Alfonso Tortorella
      Pages 209-232
    6. Antonio Clavenna, Maurizio Bonati
      Pages 233-253
  4. Pharmacovigilance of Psychotropic Drugs in Special Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Florentia Kaguelidou, Eric Acquaviva
      Pages 257-283
    3. Kate L. Lapane, Anne Hume, Christine Ulbricht, Giovanni Gambassi
      Pages 285-297
    4. Olav Spigset, Hedvig Nordeng
      Pages 299-319

About this book


The first authoritative textbook specifically addressing issues of the field, this book delivers a focused discussion on several themes in psychiatry while providing a sound background on pharmacovigilance.

Internationally-recognised researchers, clinicians and pharmacovigilance experts contributed to this textbook, giving it the benefit of different perspectives and years of experience. Pharmacovigilance in psychiatry provides a thorough introduction to this field but goes on to explore advanced themes such as methodologies and resources used for pharmacovigilance in psychiatry, challenges as well as most recent developments to this field, making it suitable for under-graduates, graduate and post-doctoral students and persons working pharmacovigilance who seek to broaden their knowledge on this subject.


ADHD medications Adverse Drug Reactions Antidepressants Antipsychotics Anxiolytics/Sedative Hypnotics Children and Adolescents Elderly Healthcare Databases Methodologies Mood Stabilizers Pharmacogenetics Plasma Concentration Monitoring Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Prescription Event Monitoring

Editors and affiliations

  • Edoardo Spina
    • 1
  • Gianluca Trifirò
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MessinaDepartment of Clinical and Experimental MedicineMessinaItaly
  2. 2.University of MessinaDepartment of Clinical and Experimental MedicineMessinaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24739-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24741-0
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