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Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care

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Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care

Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN/ASIN: 9241547693
ISBN-13: 9789241547697
Number of pages: 82

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This manual attempts to provide simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders. The manual contains basic principles of prescribing followed by chapters on medicines used in psychotic disorders; depressive disorders; bipolar disorders; generalised anxiety and sleep disorders; obsessive-compulsive disorders and panic attacks; and alcohol and opioid dependence.

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