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- American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Covering both basic science and clinical practice, this new edition of the definitive psychopharmacology text called “remarkable and scholarly” by JAMA, “excellent” by American Journal of Psychiatry, and “a major achievement” by Psychiatric Times has been thoroughly updated and expanded to keep you current with the explosive growth in this burgeoning field.
In four major sections, The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychopharmacology, Second Editioncovers:
Complete with a comprehensive and easy-to-use index, this new edition succeeds the first as the definitive textbook on psychopharmacology.
|Publisher:||American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.82(w) x 11.29(h) x 2.03(d)|
Table of Contents
Section I: Principles of Psychopharmacology. Introduction to neurotransmitters, receptors, signal transduction, and second messengers. Molecular biology. Biochemical anatomy: insights into the cell biology and pharmacology of the dopamine and serotonin system in the brain. Electrophysiology. Animal models of depression and schizophrenia. Animal models of anxiety disorders. Animal models of Alzheimer's disease. Principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Neuroendocrine and immune system pathology in psychiatric disease.
Section II: Classes of Psychiatric Treatments: Animal and Human Pharmacology. Antidepressants and Anxiolytics. Tricyclics and tetracyclics. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Trazodone, nefazodone, bupropion, and mirtazapine. Benzodiazepines. Nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytics. Venlafaxine. Antipsychotics. Antipsychotic medications. Atypical antipsychotics. Treatment of extrapyramidal side effects. Drugs for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder. Lithium. Antiepileptic drugs. Calcium channel antagonists as novel agents for the treatment of bipolar disorder. Other Agents. Cognitive enhancers. Sedative-hypnotics. Stimulants in psychiatry. Electroconvulsive therapy.
Section III: Clinical Psychobiology and Psychiatric Syndromes. Biology of mood disorders. Neurobiology of schizophrenia. Biology of anxiety disorders. Biology of Alzheimer's disease. Biology of psychoactive substance dependence disorders: cocaine, opiates, and ethanol. Biology of eating disorders. Biology of personality disorders.
Section IV: Psychopharmacological Treatment.Treatment of depression. Treatment of bipolar disorder. Treatment of schizophrenia. Treatment of anxiety disorders. Treatment of noncognitive symptoms in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Treatment of childhood and adolescent disorders. Treatment of substance-related disorders. Treatment of eating disorders. Treatment of agitation and aggression. Treatment of personality disorders. Treatment of psychiatric emergencies. Psychopharmacology in the medically ill patient. Geriatric psychopharmacology. Psychopharmacology during pregnancy and lactation. Treatment of insomnia. Appendix. Index.