The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology

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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 expanding on the 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 more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1276 pages
  • 223.5 x 281.9 x 63.5mm | 3,243.22g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • index
  • 1585620602
  • 9781585620609

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"This book is an incredibly comprehensive yet highly usable compilation that nicely summarizes our current state of psychopharmacologic knowledge."- "The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease," "March 2005"show more

Table of contents

Part I: Principles of Psychopharmacology. Neurotransmitters, receptors, signal transduction, and second messengers in psychiatric disorders. Basic principles of molecular biology and genomics. Chemical neuroanatomy of the primate brain. Electrophysiology. Animal models. Psychoneuroendocrinology. Principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Brain-immune system interactions: relevance to the pathophysiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. Brain imaging in psychopharmacology. Statistics and clinical trial design in psychopharmacology. Pharmacoeconomics. Part II: Classes of Psychiatric Treatments: animal and human pharmacology. Antidepressants and Anxiolytics. Tricyclic and tetracyclic drugs. Fluoxetine. Sertraline. Paroxetine. Fluvoxamine. Citalopram and s-citalopram. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Trazodone and nefazodone. Bupropion. Mirtazapine. Venlafaxine. Duloxetine and milnacipran. Benzodiazepines. Buspirone and gepirone. Investigational treatments for mood and anxiety disorders: CRH receptor antagonists, NK-1 receptor antagonists, and glucocorticoid receptor antagonists. Antipsychotics. Classic antipsychotic medications. Clozapine. Olanzapine. Quetiapine. Aripiprazole. Risperidone. Ziprasidone. Drugs to treat extrapyramidal side effects. Drugs for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder. Lithium. Valproate. Carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine. Gabapentin. Lamotrigine. Topiramate. Other Agents. Cognitive enhancers. Sedative-hypnotics. Psychostimulants in psychiatry: amphetamine, methylphenidate, and modafinil. Electroconvulsive therapy. Part III: Clinical Psychobiology and Psychiatric Syndromes. Biology of mood disorders. Neurobiology of schizophrenia. Neurobiology of anxiety disorders. Biology of Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of substance abuse disorders. Biology of eating disorders. Biology of personality disorders. Part IV: Psychopharmacological Treatment. Treatment of depression. Treatment of bipolar disorder. Treatment of schizophrenia. Treatment of anxiety disorders. Management of noncognitive symptoms of dementia: behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. Treatment of childhood and adolescent disorders. Treatment of substance-related disorders. Treatment of eating disorders. Treatment of agitation and aggression in the elderly. Treatment of personality disorders. Psychiatric emergencies. Treatment during late life. Psychopharmacology during pregnancy and lactation. Treatment of insomnia. more

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