The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology / Edition 3

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Overview

Covering both basic science and clinical practice, this new edition of the definitive psychopharmacology text has been thoroughly updated and expanded to keep you current with the explosive growth in this burgeoning field. The book contains 62 chapters overall with 24 new chapters and 30 new authors. In four major sections, the Textbook covers:

• Principles of Psychopharmacologyprovides the necessary background in neurobiology and pharmacology
• Classes of Psychiatric Treatment: Animal and Human Pharmacologypresents information by classes of drugs, greatly expanding on the second edition by focusing whole chapters on single drugs in the antidepressant, antipsychotic and bipolar categories
• Clinical Psychobiology and Psychiatric Syndromesreviews the data on the biological underpinnings of specific disorders for a better understanding of current psychopharmacological approaches
• Psychopharmacological Treatmentprovides specific information about drug selection and their prescription

Complete with a comprehensive and easy-to-use index, this new edition succeeds the second as the definitive textbook on psychopharmacology.

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Reviewer: Michael Joel Schrift, D.O., M.A.(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This is the third edition of this now classic textbook of psychopharmacology. This book documents the significant advances made in the past several decades in the molecular understanding of psychiatric treatment. Edited and written by thought leaders in psychiatry, this book remains an outstanding contribution to the contemporary practice of psychiatry.
Purpose: The purpose of producing this book, according to the editors, was essentially the same as for the first edition: "(T)the remarkable proliferation of information in this area - coupled with the absence of any comparable, currently available text." The editors and chapter authors have succeeded in developing an outstanding textbook with all new and updated material.
Audience: The intended audience is mainly psychiatrists. Psychologists, neuropharmacologists, psychiatry residents, neurologists, primary care physicians (since they prescribe the most psychopharmacologic agents) would greatly benefit from this book.
Features: This encyclopedic book includes 1,248 pages divided into four parts containing 65 chapters. Part I is essential reading for anyone wanting to keep abreast of the molecular physiology and pharmacology of drug action. Part II covers specific psychopharmacologic agents with reviews of animal and human data. Part III contains chapters on the neurobiology of specific psychiatric syndromes. Part IV reviews current psychopharmacologic treatment strategies for the major psychiatric syndromes.
Assessment: This book remains a showcase document of the maturing of this most interesting field. I highly recommend it.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585620609
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2003
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1276
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 2.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
Pt. I Principles of Psychopharmacology
1 Neurotransmitters, Receptors, Signal Transduction, and Second Messengers in Psychiatric Disorders 3
2 Basic Principles of Molecular Biology and Genomics 53
3 Chemical Neuroanatomy of the Primate Brain 69
4 Electrophysiology 89
5 Animal Models 105
6 Psychoneuroendocrinology 115
7 Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics 129
8 Brain-Immune System Interactions: Relevance to the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders 147
9 Brain Imaging in Psychopharmacology 163
10 Statistics and Clinical Trial Design in Psychopharmacology 173
11 Pharmacoeconomics 185
Pt. II Classes of Psychiatric Treatments: Animal and Human Pharmacology
12 Tricyclic and Tetracyclic Drugs 207
13 Fluoxetine 231
14 Sertraline 247
15 Paroxetine 259
16 Fluvoxamine 283
17 Citalopram and S-Citalopram 291
18 Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 303
19 Trazodone and Nefazodone 315
20 Bupropion 327
21 Mirtazapine 341
22 Venlafaxine 349
23 Duloxetine and Milnacipran 361
24 Benzodiazepines 371
25 Buspirone and Gepirone 391
26 Investigational Treatments for Mood and Anxiety Disorders: CRH Receptor Antagonists, NK-1 Receptor Antagonists, and Glucocorticoid Receptor Antagonists 405
27 Classic Antipsychotic Medications 425
28 Clozapine 443
29 Olanzapine 457
30 Quetiapine 473
31 Aripiprazole 487
32 Risperidone 495
33 Ziprasidone 507
34 Drugs to Treat Extrapyramidal Side Effects 519
35 Lithium 547
36 Valproate 567
37 Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine 581
38 Gabapentin 607
39 Lamotrigine 615
40 Topiramate 627
41 Cognitive Enhancers 639
42 Sedative-Hypnotics 651
43 Psychostimulants in Psychiatry: Amphetamine, Methylphenidate, and Modafinil 671
44 Electroconvulsive Therapy 685
Pt. III Clinical Psychobiology and Psychiatric Syndromes
45 Biology of Mood Disorders 717
46 Neurobiology of Schizophrenia 765
47 Neurobiology of Anxiety Disorders 775
48 Biology of Alzheimer's Disease 793
49 Neurobiology of Substance Abuse Disorders 809
50 Biology of Eating Disorders 819
51 Biology of Personality Disorders 833
Pt. IV Psychopharmacological Treatment
52 Treatment of Depression 847
53 Treatment of Bipolar Disorder 865
54 Treatment of Schizophrenia 885
55 Treatment of Anxiety Disorders 913
56 Management of Noncognitive Symptoms of Dementia: Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia 935
57 Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Disorders 949
58 Treatment of Substance-Related Disorders 1009
59 Treatment of Eating Disorders 1031
60 Treatment of Agitation and Aggression in the Elderly 1041
61 Treatment of Personality Disorders 1049
62 Psychiatric Emergencies 1067
63 Treatment During Late Life 1083
64 Psychopharmacology During Pregnancy and Lactation 1109
65 Treatment of Insomnia 1147
Index 1167
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