Psychopharmacology Demystified by Leonard LichtblauPsychopharmacology Demystified by Leonard Lichtblau

Psychopharmacology Demystified

byLeonard Lichtblau

Paperback | March 22, 2010

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The goal of Psychopharmacology Demystified is to take a unique, focused approach to a weighty topic - pharmacological management of mental illness. Rather than another dense tome of doses, schedules, and routes that can easily be looked up in standard nursing handbooks, the author succinctly explains difficult ideas in ways that hit home. The book uses a combination of, personal insight and current clinical and research data to cover a wide range of psychopharmacological agents for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety, insomnia, ADHD and Alzheimer's disease. It also addresses addiction, which is often co-morbid with mental illness. While it can be used as a free-standing text, it is meant to be used in conjunction with more traditional psychiatric nursing and pharmacotherapy textbooks.
Len Lichtblau, a native of New York City, received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1981 at the University of Minnesota. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Lichtblau has taught pharmacology and physiology to a wide range of health care prof...
Title:Psychopharmacology DemystifiedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.24 inPublished:March 22, 2010Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1435427874

ISBN - 13:9781435427877

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Table of Contents

1. Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology.2. Pharmacotherapy of Depression.3. Pharmacotherapy of Bipolar Disorder.4. Antipsychotic Pharmacotherapy.5. Cognitive Enhancers.6. Anxiolytic,Sedative and Hypnotic Pharmacotherapy.7. Neurobiology of Addiction.