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This fully revised edition returns to the essential roots of what it means to become a neurobiologically empowered psychopharmacologist. This remains the essential text for all students and professionals in mental health seeking to understand and utilize current therapeutics.
This pragmatic, full-color guide for prescribers gives essential information for over 100 psychotropic drugs in five categories: general therapeutics, dosing and use, side effects, special populations, and pearls. Key elements have target icons for easy location. Indices give generic and proprietary drug names, and generic drugs by use and class.
Describes a wide-ranging and representative selection of clinical scenarios. The book is about living through the treatments that work, the treatments that fail, and the mistakes made along the journey. This is psychiatry in real life - these are the patients from your waiting room - this book will reassure, inform and guide better clinical decision making.
Titles in the Stahl's Illustrated series are designed to be accessible introductions to classes of drugs and specific diseases. Concepts are illustrated by full-color images. The visual learner will find that these books make psychopharmacology concepts easy to master, while the non-visual learner will enjoy a shortened text version of complex psychopharmacology concepts.
Reviews the future of mood-disorder research, covering identification of new therapeutic targets, preclinical models, and medicinal chemistry opportunities, and increasing understanding of genetic influences. Essential reading for everyone involved in psychopharmacology development, and mental health clinicians seeking a preview of discoveries soon to influence their practice.
Offers 150 self-assessment questions derived from the Neuroscience Education Institute's Master Psychopharmacology Program. The self-assessment questions will help the reader to identify areas of competence or the need for further study.
Reviews the most important medications used by neurologists. Each drug listing contains the range of indications, tips for dosing and avoiding adverse events, and lists the advantages and disadvantages of every medication.