Clinical Psychopharmacology: A Primer by Paul F. Smith,Cynthia L. Darlington,Cynthia Darlington,Paul

By Paul F. Smith,Cynthia L. Darlington,Cynthia Darlington,Paul Smith

This quantity offers a concise creation to the physiological, biochemical, and behavioral concerns surrounding drug interventions within the therapy of mental and neurological issues. It was once written for the reader who doesn't have an intensive historical past in those topics yet would favor a correct, present, and succinct account of scientific psychopharmacology.

Descriptions of the medicine used to regard mental issues reminiscent of anxiousness, melancholy, and psychosis; and neurological issues akin to persistent soreness, epilepsy, and Parkinson's ailment represent the most important parts of this e-book. there's additionally assurance of substances of abuse in addition to matters particular to the issues of prescribing and tracking drug remedy in pediatric and geriatric populations.

to assist stay away from the potential for model identify confusion, pharmacological names for medicines are used. A handy desk suits the common names with lists of brand name names to be had within the usa. As such, this quantity could be a useful advisor for psychology and medical psychology scholars in addition to nurses and clinical students.

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