The authors, three senior psychopharmacologists, offer a unique clinical perspective and practical advice on applying psychotropic medications to the treatment of specific psychiatric conditions. Clearly written in a collegial, narrative style for easy reading and comprehension, the fifth edition of this bestselling manual offers extensively updated chapters with new sections and summary tables for quick reference, including the latest information on antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, antianxiety agents, hypnotics, and stimulants. This comprehensive guide emphasizes practical advice derived from the authors? extensive clinical experience. With its liberal use of tables and illustrations, and dual appendices on medication strengths and costs and suggested readings, this up-to-date, practical manual will be warmly welcomed by not only practitioners, but also students (including those in nursing and pharmacy) and psychopharmacology residents.