Higher Education

Medication Issues in Mental Health: Understanding Movement Disorders (CD), 1st Edition

  • Classroom Productions
  • ISBN-10: 0495824275  |  ISBN-13: 9780495824275
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $296.25 List Price = $ 399.95



This training describes the various involuntary movement disorders that can occur with patients who take psychotropic medications. It discusses how these disorders can seriously impact a patient's daily functioning, as well as his/her trust and compliance in treatment. It explores how healthcare provides can become desensitized or commonly misinterpret movement disorders or psychiatric symptoms. It includes content on dystonia, dyskinesia, akathisia, and pseudoparkinsonian symptoms, while offering practical assessment techniques for caregivers.

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