Simplifies approach to making appropriate drug selection in neuropsychiatric disorders
Offers disease-wise coverage of pharmacologic agents
Shares many tips and insights on how to best use these drugs in combination
Explains adverse effects in a clear and crisp manner
Highlights drug interactions of clinical importance
This handbook discusses the medications used in the treatment of neurological and psychiatric diseases from the perspective of practicing clinicians. There is a considerable overlap between these two specialties with both sides using drugs of the other specialty. The book provides aquick reference guide to help clinicians select appropriate drugs, dosages, and understand the adverse effects and clinically significant drug interactions in neuropsychopharmacology. It consists of 12 chapters with illustrations, tables, and flow charts as well as case examples relevant tothe needs of clinicians. Clinical Neuropsychopharmacology is a handy guide to prescribing with greater confidence.
Dr. Vikas Dhikav completed his undergraduate medical (MBBS) training at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India and postgraduate training in pharmacology and therapeutics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (MD), New Delhi India. He receivedhis PhD in Neurology from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), New Delhi, India He has been conferred an Honorary Professorship by the International School of Medicine, International University of Kyrgyzstan in recognition of his outstanding work.
His primary research interests are Alzheimer’s disease and clinical neuropsychopharmacology. He has published over 100 national and international papers and has also authored a dozen books in pharmacology and therapeutics, clinical research, clinical trials, pharmacovigilance, basic and clinical epidemiology. He has been a Visiting Faculty at various Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese and Nepalese universities. His name features in the world’s leading Who’s Who and was nominated by British Medical Journal group to promote Academic Medicine in 2004. In 2010, he wasnominated as one of the outstanding intellectuals of the 21st contrary by the International Biographical Institute, Cambridge, UK. He is on the editorial board of many leading international journals of neurology and is the associate editor of the Asian Journal of Cognitive Neurology.
Kuljeet Singh Anand is a neurophysician par excellence. He trained at Maulana Azad (MBBS) and the National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (DM, Neurology). He is Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), London, Indian College of Physicians (FICP), and IndianAcademy of Clinical Medicine (FIAMS).
He is a Professor & Head of the Department of Neurology, at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi. He has written over 100 publications and is on the editorial board of many leading international journals of neurology and is the chief editor of the Asian Journal of Cognitive Neurology.