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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization, Mental Health, Mental, Neurological and Psychosocial Disorders, No. 93.27: Essential Drugs in Psychiatry

By J. M. Bertolote

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization, Mental Health, Mental, Neurological and Psychosocial Disorders, No. 93.27: Essential Drugs in Psychiatry  
Author: J. M. Bertolote
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Bertolote, J. M. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization, Mental Health, Mental, Neurological and Psychosocial Disorders, No. 93.27. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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ON THE INnIATIVE WHO'S Initiative of Support to People Disabled by Mental Illnass is part of WHO'S work on the prevention and bearment of mental disorders. It is an attempt to sped up the dissemination of information to governments and professionals about good community services for those with chronic mental illness and about new developments in this field. The Initiative aims to help in reducing the disabling effects of chronic mental illness and to highlight social and environmental barriers which hinder keatment and rehabilitation efforts and which add to the stigma of chronic mental illness. It also stimulates consumer empowement and involvement with planning, delivery and evaluation of mental health services. The following sites have so far officially joined the Initiative and have participated in its various activities:

Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD .......................................................... i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS .............................................. n..~. PART I .G ENERAL INTRODUCTION .................................... xi 1 . ESSENTIAL TREATMENTS AND ESSENTIAL DRUGS IN PSYCHIATRY ..... 1 2 . PSYCHIATRIC MEDICINES IN PRIMAUY HEALTH CARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2.1 Secondary and tertiary levels of health care ........................... 5 3 . ETHICALISSUES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4. RATIONALPRESCRIBING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Principles of rational prescribing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Topics relevant to rational prescribing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Historytaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Diagnostic assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 Doctor-patient relationship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 Problems of treatment compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Therapeutic failures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 CThhoeircaep oefu hm. cemd.ia clisn e . .. .. .. .................................................................................... 1112 Adverseeffects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Patient's attitudes toward medicines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 5 . PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS . . . . 14 PART II .D RUG INFORMATION SHEETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 6 . INTRODUCTION TO DRUG INFORMATION SHEETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Amitriptyline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Bipiden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Chlorpromazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Clomipramine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 8 Diazepam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Fluphenazine Dwanoate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Haloperidol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Imipramine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 6 Lithiurncarbonate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Temazepam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 PART 111 .E VALUATION OF TREATMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 7 . EVALUATION OF PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENTS IN PSYCHIATRY . 43 7.1 Non-specific factors affecting the evaluation of pharmacological treatments . . 43 7.2 Methodological problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 7.2.1 Levels of evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 7.2.2 Indicators of treatment outcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 7.2.3 Randomized placebo-controlled trials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

 

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