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This handbook is the ideal source for therapists, social workers, clergy, andclients seeking to stay current on the essentials of psychopharmacology. Thethird edition of our perennial bestseller, this book discusses a wide variety ofnewly available medications, how they work, how they differ from the oldermedications, and their advantages and disadvantages. In addition to coveringantipsychotic medications, antidepressant medications, mood-stabilizingmedications, and antianxiety and sleeping-aid medications, this new edition alsodiscusses a variety of miscellaneous medications, such as those appropriate fortreatment of PTSD, ADHD, Alzheimer's disease, and alcohol and substanceabuse. It also helpfully includes up-to-date lists of medications by both genericand brand names, as well as by class and by cost. This thoroughly revised andupdated edition is a must-have for all nonmedical therapists and clients whoneed to understand the latest developments in psychopharmacology.
Ronald J. Diamond, MD, is a professor at the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Mental Health Center of Dane County. He teaches psychopharmacology to hundreds of social workers, counselors, nurses, clients, and families of individuals with mental illness each year.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Third Edition||p. ix|
|The Rules of the Game||p. 1|
|The Basics of Psychopharmacology||p. 19|
|Introduction to Antipsychotic Medications||p. 37|
|Antipsychotic Medications: Medication Profiles||p. 71|
|Antidepressant Medications||p. 114|
|Mood-Stabilizing Medications||p. 155|
|Medications Useful for Anxiety Disorders and Sleep Problems||p. 185|
|Miscellaneous Medications||p. 209|
|Medication for People with Borderline Personality Disorder||p. 239|
|Medication List by Generic Name||p. 257|
|Medication List by Brand Name||p. 262|
|Medication List by Class||p. 267|
|Medication List by Cost||p. 270|
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