The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology

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Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles B. Nemeroff
American Psychiatric Pub., 2004 - Medical - 1248 pages

Covering both basic science and clinical practice, this new edition of the definitive psychopharmacology text has been thoroughly updated and expanded to keep you current with the explosive growth in this burgeoning field. The book contains 62 chapters overall with 24 new chapters and 30 new authors. In four major sections, the "Textbook" covers: Principles of Psychopharmacology-provides the necessary background in neurobiology and pharmacology

Classes of Psychiatric Treatment: Animal and Human Pharmacology-presents information by classes of drugs (greatly expands on second edition by focusing whole chapters on single drugs in the antidepressant, antipsychotic and bipolar categories) Clinical Psychobiology and Psychiatric Syndromes-reviews the data on the biological underpinnings of specific disorders for a better understanding of current psychopharmacological approaches Psychopharmacological Treatment-provides specific information about drug selection and their prescription

Complete with a comprehensive and easy-to-use index, this new edition succeeds the second as the definitive textbook on psychopharmacology.

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