The subscription package available at
American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.'s portal Web site, now includes two of
its most popular psychiatric medication texts.
Essentials of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Second Edition, which
is edited by Alan Schatzberg, M.D., and Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.,
provides a synopsis and update of the most clinically relevant material from
the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology, Third
Edition. The Essentials text focuses on clinical-care aspects of
Also now available is the broad-based educational text What Your
Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications by Robert Hales,
M.D., M.B.A., Stuart Yudofsky, M.D., and Robert Chew, Pharm.D. This book
features printer-friendly medication information handouts for patients
covering major psychiatric medications. Handouts answer questions patients
most commonly ask about medications, including instructions on how to take
them and their beneficial effects, potential side effects, and potential drug
interactions. The writers present this material in clear, accessible language
that is prioritized and evidence based to enhance patients' ability to use
medications safely and effectively.
subscriptions also provide access to other texts, including
DSM-IV-TR, differential diagnostic advice, and case examples.
Subscribers also have access to APA's practice guidelines (including new
guidelines and revisions as soon as they are released by APA) and another
popular Hales and Yudofsky title, Textbook of Clinical
March brought a new benefit for subscribers: access to all previous
editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental
Disorders. These historical archives document the evolution of the
current psychiatric diagnostic system from DSM-I through
DSM-IV-TR, including the landmark 1973 change in DSM-II that
eliminated homosexuality as a mental disorder.
is also a source for all issues of most APA and APPI journals, a virtual
library in itself, which, in the case of the American Journal of
Psychiatry, represents a collection that dates back to 1844. APA members
receive substantial discounts on subscriptions.
More information is posted at<www.PsychiatryOnline.com>.▪