- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
More copies of this ISBN
Other titles in the Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists series:
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists (Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists)by John Preston
Synopses & Reviews
Since the publication of its first edition, The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists has been an invaluable tool for mental health clinicians and anyone looking for clear, reliable information about the medical treatment of mental health issues. Thousands of therapists keep this book on their shelves to quickly reference drug facts for their clients. Tens of thousands of graduate and undergraduate students of psychology are first introduced to the medical treatment of mental health problems with this handbook. Now in its sixth edition, the book continues to be among the most important references in the field of mental health.
The book is organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication. Learn the indications, contraindication, efficacy, side effects, and success indicators for each medication. Get the facts about drug interactions, and find out about the differences between using certain medications in the treatment of adults and children and adolescents. This major revision includes numerous research-derived updates and features new quick-reference guides in each section highlighting withdrawal symptoms and signs of toxicity. New material has also been added on cross-cultural issues in psychopharmacology.
This sixth edition of The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology is a must-have resource for therapists who need the most up-to-date information on the effects, side effects, and best uses of every psychoactive medication.
This seventh edition of The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists includes the latest updates on medications for mental health disorders and their side effects along with a new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from medication. This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is a must-have resource for every therapist's library.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists has become the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics.
This updated seventh edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications.
This handbook makes it simple to:
The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists has long been the definitive reference book for mental health clinicians and anyone else looking for clear, reliable information about the medical treatment of mental health issues. Thousands of therapists keep this invaluable book on their shelves to quickly reference drug facts for their clients.
Now in its sixth edition, this fully revised handbook has been updated with the results of the latest medical research. This new edition also includes quick-reference guides for each mental health disorder that indicate when you should consider referring a client for medical treatment.
This handbook makes it simple to:
About the Author
John D. Preston, PsyD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist and the author or coauthor of twenty books. He is a professor of psychology at Alliant International University, and has also served on the faculty of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He is the recipient of the Mental Health Associations Presidents Award for contributions to the mental health professions, and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.
John H. ONeal, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been in private practice since 1977. He is past chief of the department of psychiatry at Sutter Community Hospital in Sacramento, CA. He is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He lectures on depression and psychopharmacology to mental health professionals, employee assistance programs, and the public. Dr. ONeal received his MS in clinical psychology from Harvard University.
Mary Talaga, RPh, PhD, is administrative services leader for Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Operations in the Northern California region. She has been a pharmacist for more than thirty years, and specializes in psychiatric pharmacy. Talaga has extensive experience in health care and has practiced in a variety of clinical settings. She is particularly interested in promoting collaborative care models and developing best-practice guidelines. She provides training and mentoring to health care professionals and general education to patients and consumers.
Table of Contents
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General