reviews descriptive and analytic epidemiology for major mental disorders of
childhood, adulthood, and late adult life. The course note will also examine
issues of classification and the nosology of psychiatric disorders as well as
operational case definitions and the measurement techniques to enhance field
surveys and risk factor research.
This note covers the following topics: Cocaine-Related Psychiatric
Disorders Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnoses, Laboratory Studies,
Imaging Studies, Medical Care, Medication Summary: Benzodiazepines,
Antipsychotic agentsand Antidepressants.
This note covers the following topics: Signs and symptoms,
characteristics of persons who abuse inhalants, Diagnostic Considerations,
Laboratory Studies, Anticonvulsants, Antipsychotics, Inpatient and Outpatient