Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals: An Integrative Approach

Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals: An Integrative Approach

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Designed to make the topic of psychopharmacology accessible to students in the helping professions, this concise book assists future practitioners in mastering basic concepts and applying these concepts to cases. In-depth discussions of psychopharmacology topics-- including basic principles of psychopharmacology, commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs for adults, and psychotropic medications prescribed to children--are structured around the three core parts of the book. Psychological, cultural, and social issues related to psychopharmacology are also addressed. Case examples, study questions, and bolded key terms appear throughout the book to support and facilitate comprehension. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, Second Edition, includes new material on psychosocial treatments that complement the most prescribed medications, expanded discussion of medication of children and the elderly, a new chapter on drug replacement therapies, reference to changes in the DSM-5, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.THE CASE OF TEANA Teana, a 37-year-old divorced biracial mother of three, suffered from Schizoaffective Disorder and ... what is the efficacy today for neuroleptics? For what disorders are clinicians likely to see them employed? Pies (2005)anbsp;...

Title:Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals: An Integrative Approach
Author:R. Elliott Ingersoll, Carl Rak
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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