Psychiatry Update: American Psychiatric Association Annual Review

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Section Contents: Bipolar disorders. Neuroscience techniques in clinical psychiatry. Differential therapeutics. Violence and the violent patient. Psychiatric epidemiology. Psychopharmacology: drug side effects and interactions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880482431
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/1987
  • Pages: 852
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Forword. Section I: An Introduction to the World of Neurotransmitters and Neuroreceptors. Introduction. Introduction to the pharmacology of the synapse. Dopamine and antipsychotic medications. Monoaminergic neurotransmitters and antidepressant drugs. The cholinergic systems in psychiatry. Aminobutyric acid (GABA), pharmacology and neuropsychiatric illness. Neuropeptide biology: basic and clinical lessons from the opioids. Afterword. Section II: Neuropsychiatry. Introduction. The neuropsychiatric evaluation. Psychiatric aspects of brain injury: trauma, stroke, and tumor. Psychiatric aspects of movement disorders and demyelinating diseases. Interictal behavioral changes in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Dementia syndrome. Substance induced organic mental disorders. Future interfaces between psychiatry and neurology. Afterword. Section III: Sleep Disorders. Introduction. Physiology and neurochemistry of sleep. Evaluation and diagnosis of sleep disorders. The ontogeny of sleep disorders and sleep disorders in childhood. Sleep in depressive disorders. Sleep studies in selected adult neuropsychiatric disorders. Nonpharmacological treatment of sleep disorders. Pharmacological treatment of insomnia. Afterword. Section IV: Eating Disorders. Introduction. The physiology of hunger and satiety. Obesity. Anorexia nervosa. Bulimia. Family aspects of eating disorders. Psychological issues in the diagnosis and treatment of anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Afterword. Section V: The Therapeutic Alliance and Treatment Outcome. Introduction. Research on the therapeutic alliance in psychotherapy. The therapeutic relationship in psychodynamic psychotherapy: the research evidence and its meaning for practice. The therapeutic alliance in short-term directive therapies. The therapeutic alliance with difficult patients. The influence of gender and race on the therapeutic alliance. The therapeutic alliance and compliance with psychopharmacology. Afterword. Index.

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