Psychopharmacology for Helping Professionals: An Integral Exploration / Edition 1

Psychopharmacology for Helping Professionals: An Integral Exploration / Edition 1

by R. Elliott Ingersoll, Carl F. Rak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534611826

ISBN-13: 9780534611828

Pub. Date: 02/14/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Designed to make the topic of psychopharmacology accessible to students in the helping professions, this concise, three-part book assists future practitioners in mastering basic concepts and applying these concepts to cases. In-depth discussions of psychopharmacology topics are structured around the three core parts of the book, including basic principles of…  See more details below

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Designed to make the topic of psychopharmacology accessible to students in the helping professions, this concise, three-part book assists future practitioners in mastering basic concepts and applying these concepts to cases. In-depth discussions of psychopharmacology topics are structured around the three core parts of the book, including basic principles of psychopharmacology, commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs for adults, and psychotropic medications prescribed to children. To encourage comprehension of the material presented, case examples, study questions and bolded key terms appear throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534611828
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/14/2005
Series:
SAB 140 Pharmacology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents


Part 1: AN INTEGRAL OVERVIEW OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY. 1. Introduction. 2. An Overview of Physiology Relevant to Psychopharmacology. 3. Intrapsychic Issues in Psychopharmacology. 4. Group Issues: Social and Cultural Perspectives. Part 2: AN INTEGRAL VIEW OF DRUG DISCOVERY. 5. The Antidepressant Era. 6. The Age of Anxiety. 7. Antipsychotic Medications: The Evolution of Treatment. 8. Mood Misnomers: Mood Stabilizing Agents. Part 3: NEWER ISSUES. 9. Medicating Children: Perspectives, Dilemmas, and Future Paradigms. 10. An Integral View of Herbaceuticals: Weeds, Seeds and New Age Needs. Glossary.

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