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the study of drugs that affect the mind

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Developed from the British Association for Psychopharmacology's oPsychopharmacology Course for Psychiatrists in Training,o this volume outlines the fundamentals of clinical psychopharmacology through 12 chapters on neuropharmacology and drug action, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, antipsychotics, antidepressants and electroconvulsive therapy, mood stabilizers and other treatments for bipolar disorder, anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs, drugs of abuse, drugs for dementia and cognitive impairment, drugs used for personality disorders and behavioral disturbance, drug treatments for child and adolescent disorders, and clinical trial methodology.
The fifth edition of Green's Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology is a comprehensive and practical guide for those who are interested and engaged in treating children and adolescents with psychiatric problems.
She is board accredited in psychiatry and holds special interests in psychopharmacology, women's health and consultation-liaison psychiatry.
The seventh updated edition of Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists has been newly revised to provide details on the latest new medications and treatment options and adds in the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and applications of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders.
In the study, researchers in the Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory at McLean Hospital looked at one of the major components of the kudzu root-the isoflavone puerarin-to determine whether it would reduce alcohol consumption in a laboratory simulation of an afternoon drinking session.
The Brown University Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Update, and
Sources: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011; 50:73-78; Psychopharmacology, 2012; 219:715-725; and Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, June 2012.
The psychopharmacology era that began 6 decades ago has had a momentous and transformative effect on the identity and practice of psychiatry.
While Kaut focuses on biological reductionism and the legitimacy of pharmacological intervention, I propose that mental health counselors have an ethical mandate to confront the oppressive effects of dominant social narratives associated with the psychiatric disease model and move toward a more socially just understanding of the role of psychopharmacology.
This is a thirteen-chapter volume separated into three sections that includes: (1) neuropsychiatric conditions, (2) psychopharmacology, and (3) dietary control and supplement use.
This guide is a spin off from the third edition of Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology.
Existing revisions about the history of Psychopharmacology virtually ignore the contributions rendered by Psychology (Healy, 1998, 2000, 2001).
Writing in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, professor David Nutt who is chairman of the Home Office's Advisory Council, claimed fatalities linked to ecstasy use total about 30 per year, whereas horse riding causes 10 deaths.
Prof Nutt's article in the latest edition of the Journal of Psychopharmacology is entitled "Equasy - An overlooked addiction with implications for the current debate on drug harms".