The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists / Edition 7

The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists / Edition 7

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by John D. Preston, John H. O'Neal, Mary C. Talaga
     
 

This seventh edition of The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists includes the latest updates on medications for mental health disorders and their side effects along with a new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from medication. This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is a

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This seventh edition of The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists includes the latest updates on medications for mental health disorders and their side effects along with a new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from medication. This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is a must-have resource for every therapist's library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608826643
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
02/02/2013
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
37,028
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Part 1 Understanding Psychopharmacology: The Basics

1 Introduction 3

2 Integrated Models 15

3 Neurobiology 29

4 Pharmacology 45

5 Medication Nonadherence 57

Part 2 Clinical Syndromes: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment Implications

6 Preliminary Diagnostic Considerations 63

7 Depressive Disorders 75

8 Bipolar Disorders 93

9 Anxiety Disorders 105

10 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 121

11 Psychotic Disorders 127

12 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 137

13 Borderline Personality Disorders 145

14 Substance-Related Disorders 151

15 Other Miscellaneous Disorders 159

Part 3 Medications

16 Antidepressant Medications 173

17 Bipolar Medications 197

18 Antianxiety Medications 213

19 Antipsychotic Medications 223

20 Over-the-Counter Dietary Supplements and Herbal Products 235

21 Medication Discontinuation 239

22 Red Flags: When to Reevaluate 243

23 Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 251

Epilogue: On the Horizon 273

Appendix A Pharmacokinetics 275

Appendix B Pharmacotherapy in Special Populations 281

Appendix C Psychotropic Drug Interactions 289

Appendix D Differentiating Psychotropic Side Effects from Psychiatric Symptoms 305

Appendix E Neurocognitive Mental Status Exam 309

Appendix F Trade Versus Generic Drug Names: A Quick Reference 310

Appendix G Medication Safety 317

Appendix H Books for Patients About Medication Treatment 321

Appendix I Patient Information Sheets on Psychiatric Medications 323

References 339

Index 355

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