Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapists

Paperback | March 3, 2011

byRichard S. Sinacola, Timothy S. Peters-strickland

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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.

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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 ...

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Many psychopharmacology students are faced with textbooks that are overwhelming, overly complex, and even intimidating. Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapists strives to deliver all of the same pertinent information to student — but in a clear, easy-to-understand writing style and with a user-friendly format. Comp...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.5 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013707980X

ISBN - 13:9780137079803

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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