Instant Psypharm 3E Pa

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2009-03-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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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.

Author Biography

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

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Preface to the Third Editionp. ix
The Rules of the Gamep. 1
The Basics of Psychopharmacologyp. 19
Introduction to Antipsychotic Medicationsp. 37
Antipsychotic Medications: Medication Profilesp. 71
Antidepressant Medicationsp. 114
Mood-Stabilizing Medicationsp. 155
Medications Useful for Anxiety Disorders and Sleep Problemsp. 185
Miscellaneous Medicationsp. 209
Medication for People with Borderline Personality Disorderp. 239
Medication List by Generic Namep. 257
Medication List by Brand Namep. 262
Medication List by Classp. 267
Medication List by Costp. 270
Bibliographyp. 272
Indexp. 283
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