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Editorial: JOHN WILEY
Fecha de publicación: mayo 2018
Nº de edición: 13ª
Nº de páginas: 856
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The revised 13th editionof the essential reference for the prescribing of drugs for patients withmental health disorders

The revised and updated13th edition of The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelinesin Psychiatry provides up-to-date information, expert guidance on prescribingpractice in mental health, including drug choice, treatment of adverse effectsand how to augment or switch medications. The text covers a wide range oftopics including pharmacological interventions for schizophrenia, bipolardisorder, depression and anxiety, and many other less common conditions. Thereis advice on prescribing in children and adolescents, in substance misuse andin special patient groups.

This world-renowned guidehas been written in concise terms by an expert team of psychiatrists andspecialist pharmacists. The Guidelines help with complex prescribing problemsand include information on prescribing psychotropic medications outside theirlicensed indications as well as potential interactions with other medicationsand substances such as alcohol, tobacco and caffeine. In addition, each of thebooks 165 sections features a full reference list so that evidence on whichguidance is based can be readily accessed. Thisimportant text:

  • Is the worlds leading clinical resource for evidence-based prescribing in day-to-day clinical practice and for formulating prescribing policy

  • Includes referenced information on topics such as transferring from one medication to another, prescribing psychotropic medications during pregnancy or breastfeeding, and treating patients with comorbid physical conditions, including impaired renal or hepatic function.

  • Presents guidance on complex clinical problems that may not be encountered routinely

Written forpsychiatrists, neuropharmacologists, pharmacists andclinical psychologists as well as nurses and medical trainees, The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry are theestablished reference source for ensuring the safe and effective use ofmedications for patients presenting with mental health problems.

Table ofContents

Part 1: Drug treatment of majorpsychiatric conditions

Chapter 1: Schizophreniaand related psychoses


  • General introduction

  • General principles of prescribing

  • Minimum effective doses

  • Licensed maximum doses

  • Equivalent doses

  • High-dose antipsychotics: prescribing and monitoring

  • Combined antipsychotics

  • Antipsychotic prophylaxis

  • Negative symptoms

  • Monitoring

  • Relative adverse effects a rough guide

  • Treatment algorithms for schizophrenia

  • First-generation antipsychotics place in therapy

  • NICE guidelines for the treatment of schizophrenia

  • Antipsychotic response to increase the dose, to switch, to add or just wait what is the right move?

  • Acutely disturbed or violent behaviour

  • Antipsychotic long-acting injections

  • Depot antipsychotics pharmacokinetics

  • Management of patients on long-term depots

  • Aripiprazole long-acting injection

  • Olanzapine long-acting injection

  • Paliperidone palmitate long-acting injection

  • Risperidone long-acting injection

  • Omega-3 fatty acid (fish oils) in schizophrenia


  • Extrapyramidal symptoms

  • Akathisia

  • Weight gain

  • Treatment of antipsychotic-induced weight gain

  • Electroconvulsive therapy and psychosis

  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

  • Catatonia

  • QT prolongation

  • Dyslipidaemia

  • Diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance

  • Blood pressure changes

  • Hyponatraemia

  • Hyperprolactinaemia

  • Sexual dysfunction

  • Pneumonia

  • Switching antipsychotics

  • Venous thromboembolism


  • Clozapine initiation schedule

  • Optimising clozapine treatment

  • Alternatives to clozapine

  • Re-starting clozapine after a break in treatment

  • Initiation of clozapine for community-based patients


  • Clozapine: common adverse effects

  • Clozapine: uncommon or unusual adverse effects

  • Clozapine: serious haematological and cardiovascular adverse effects

  • Clozapine-induced hypersalivation

  • Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility (CIGH)

  • Clozapine, neutropenia and lithium

  • Clozapine and chemotherapy

Chapter 2: Bipolar disorder

  • Lithium

  • Valproate

  • Carbamazepine

  • Antipsychotic drugs in bipolar disorder

  • Antipsychotic long-acting injections in bipolar disorder

  • Physical monitoring for people with bipolar disorder

  • Treatment of acute mania or hypomania

  • Rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

  • Bipolar depression

  • Prophylaxis in bipolar disorder

Chapter 3: Depressionand anxiety disorders

Chapter 4 Addictionsand substance misuse

  • Introduction

  • Alcohol dependence

  • Opioid dependence

  • Nicotine and smoking cessation

  • Pharmacological treatment of dependence on stimulants

  • GHB and GBL dependence

  • Benzodiazepine misuse

  • Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs)

  • Interactions between street drugs and prescribed psychotropic drugs

  • Drugs of misuse a summary

Part 2: Drug treatment of specialpatient groups

Chapter 5 Children andadolescents

  • Principles of prescribing practice in childhood and adolescence

  • Depression in children and adolescents

  • Bipolar illness in children and adolescents

  • Psychosis in children and adolescents

  • Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Autism spectrum disorders

  • Tics and Tourette s syndrome

  • Melatonin in the treatment of insomnia in children and adolescents

  • Rapid tranquillisation (RT) in children and adolescents

  • Doses of commonly used psychotropic drugs in children and adolescents

Chapter 6 Prescribingin older people

  • General principles

  • Dementia

  • Safer prescribing for physical conditions in dementia

  • Management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

  • A guide to medication doses of commonly used psychotropic drugs in older adults

  • Covert administration of medicines within food and drink

Chapter 7: Pregnancyand breastfeeding

  • Drug choice in pregnancy

  • Breastfeeding

Chapter 8: Hepatic andrenal impairment

  • Hepatic impairment

  • Renal impairment

Part 3: Prescribingin specialist conditions

Chapter 9: Drug treatmentof other psychiatric conditions

  • Borderline personality disorder

  • Eating disorders

  • Delirium

Chapter 10: Drugtreatment of psychiatric symptoms occurring in the context of other disorders

  • General principles of prescribing in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

  • Prescribing psychotropics in HIV

  • Epilepsy

  • Deletion syndrome

  • Learning disabilities

  • Huntington's disease

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Atrial fibrillation

  • Bariatric surgery

Part 4: Other aspects ofpsychotropic drug use

Chapter 11 Pharmacokinetics

  • Plasma level monitoring of psychotropic drugs

  • Interpreting post-mortem blood concentrations

  • Acting on clozapine plasma concentration results

  • Psychotropic drugs and cytochrome (CYP) function

  • Smoking and psychotropic drugs

  • Drug interactions with alcohol

Chapter 12 Other substances

  • Caffeine

  • Nicotine

Chapter 13: Psychotropicdrugs in special conditions

  • Psychotropic drugs in overdose

  • Driving and psychotropic drugs

  • Psychotropic drugs and surgery

Chapter 14: Miscellany

  • Enhancing medication adherence

  • Re-starting psychotropic medications after a period of non-compliance

  • Biochemical and haematological effects of psychotropic medications

  • Summary of psychiatric adverse effects of non-psychotropic medications

  • Prescribing drugs outside their licensed indications ( off-label prescribing)

  • The Mental Health Act in England and Wales

  • Site of administration of intramuscular injections



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