Psychopharmacology: An Introduction / Edition 4

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This book is an introduction to the study of drugs that affect the mind and behavior, their therapeutic uses and limitations, adverse reactions, and future directions for research. Its emphasis is clinical and psychological rather than neurobiological.

Covers history, effects on healthy subjects, mechanisms, clinical research, drugs & memory, etc.

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From the Publisher excellent summary...certainly appeal to...any clinician wishing to obtain a short, user-friendly review..." (Human Psychopharmacology, Vol 19(1), January 2004)

" excellent summary of the broad area of psychopharmacology...will certainly appeal to all students of pharmacology..." (Human Psychopharmacology, Vol 19, 2004


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471560395
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/19/2003
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Third Edition
Preface to Second Edition
1 Modern Psychopharmaceuticals 1
2 The History of Psychopharmacology 27
3 Effects of Psychotropic Medication on Healthy Subjects 57
4 Preclinical Research in Psychopharmacology 99
5 Clinical Research in Psychopharmacology 145
6 Neuroimaging Studies in Psychopharmacology 207
7 Psychotropic Drugs and Cognitive Function 227
8 Psychopharmecuticals and the Treatment of Mental Disorders 261
9 Psychopharmacology and Health Economics 301
Epilogue 319
World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki 325
References 331
Index 373
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