Psicofarmacoterapia para o clínico geral

Translated title of the contribution: Pharmacotherapy for general practitioners

Cristiane Von Werne Baes, Mario Juruena*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The objective of this article is to introduce the graduate students of healthcare courses, especially medical students, into the psychopharmacotherapy field for the treatment of mental disorders. To this aim, we performed a comprehensive review of the main psychoactive drugs used today, their mechanisms of action, indications and contraindications, side effects. We also provided guidelines for their use in daily clinical practice.

Translated title of the contributionPharmacotherapy for general practitioners
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)22-36
Number of pages15
JournalMedicina (Brazil)
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017


  • General Practitioners
  • Mental Disorders
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology


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