For counseling students taking courses in psychopharmacology.
An easy-to-understand writing style and ample examples make this psychopharmacology text a valuable guide and reference for counselors and therapists.
This practical text offers a basic yet comprehensive depiction of the world of psychopharmacology is written in a style optimal for non-medical helping professionals. Filled with ample explanations, case studies, and examples, it thoroughly and clearly covers every topic encountered by counselors and therapists in the field each day. Appropriate at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the newly revised second edition of this text includes the most current topics, information on the newest medications, and even more real-world case studies and examples.
Table of Contents
Chapter ONE -- Why Study Psychopharmacology: Reasons for the Nonmedical Therapist to Read This Book
Chapter TWO -- Basic Neurobiology
Chapter THREE -- Psychopharmacology and Pharmacokinetics
Chapter FOUR -- History Taking and Assessment Techniques
Chapter FIVE -- Treatment of Unipolar Depression
Chapter SIX -- Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Chapter SEVEN -- Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Chapter EIGHT -- Treatment of Psychotic Disorders
Chapter NINE -- Treatment of Adhd and Disorders of Attention
Chapter TEN -- Treatment of Cognitive Disorders
Chapter ELEVEN -- Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Chapter TWELVE -- Treatment of Personality Disorders
Chapter THIRTEEN -- Treatment of Chemical Dependency and Co-Occurring Conditions
Chapter FOURTEEN -- Treatment of Comorbidity and Other Disorders
Chapter FIFTEEN -- Case Vignettes: Children
Chapter SIXTEEN -- Case Vignettes: Adolescents
Chapter SEVENTEEN -- Case Vignettes: Early Adulthood
Chapter EIGHTEEN -- Case Vignettes: Middle Adulthood
Chapter NINETEEN -- Case Vignettes: Older Adulthood
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$18.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-708037-3