Thoroughly updated in a Third Edition, Dr. Shader's popular Spiral(R) Manual is a practical, authoritative, easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. This edition features new chapters on pharmacotherapy for children and youth and on pain management and an expanded chapter on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in youth and adults. Coverage also includes complete updates on all psychotropic drugs and an expanded, totally revamped chapter on drug interactions. A new appendix presents a bibliography of algorithms for psychopharmacology and lists Websites to consult for updated iterations. This edition is also available electronically for handheld computers. See Media Products section for details.