Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapists
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|Format:||Paperback, 192 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 03 March 2011|
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
Brief 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
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 18.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.28 kg)|