Skip to Content »

Site Map

FREE Shipping: All Individuals in United States, Mexico, Central and South America & The Caribbean

Take 25 percent off your entire order.


* 25% off Holiday Sale: offer valid 11/26/15-1/04/2016. Only valid for purchases by individual U.S., Mexico, Central & South America and Caribbean customers at Current prices and offers subject to change without notice. Offers are not valid on Institutional Video Series, HESI Products, Kindle or Nook e-books, mobile apps, medical clothing or accessories or previous purchases. Offers cannot be combined with each other. Enter promotional code BBV2E16515 at checkout to receive your discount. This offer expires on January 4, 2016.

Psychiatric Drugs Explained, 6th Edition


Psychiatric Drugs Explained contains a clear and comprehensive guide to the uses, benefits and impact of psychotropic drugs. It explains how people taking the drugs experience their side effects compared to the benefits they may bring. The sixth edition has been fully revised and updated to include the latest thinking on the rationale for drug treatments to help mental health professionals and service users understand therapeutic decision making. It is now available as a print and electronic combination, to enable ease of use in different situations, and easy searching by drug name.

Table of Contents

View all Psychiatric Mental Health titles

New to This Edition

    • Print and electronic formats available. Electronic format will enable searching by:
    • drug type, e.g antidepressants,
    • Condition, e.g. bipolar disorder, sleep disorders
    • Side-effects

Key Features

    * Organized by disorder
    * Comprehensive review of drug effects, action and side-effects
    * 'User issues' boxes to highlight particular problems experienced
    * Website addresses to allow searching for further information
    * Questionnaires to help assess side effects

Author Information

    By David Healy, MD, FRCPsych, Director, North Wales Department of Psychological Medicine, College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Bangor, UK

Customer Reviews

Psychiatric Drugs Explained, 6th Edition
25% off
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 304 Pages
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4508-0
  • Copyright: 2014