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Psicofarmacoterapia para o clínico geral

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Cristiane Von Werne Baes, Mario Juruena

Translated title of the contributionPharmacotherapy for general practitioners
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)22-36
Number of pages15
JournalMedicina (Brazil)
Volume50
Published1 Jan 2017

King's Authors

Abstract

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.

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