Summary: Since the publication of its first edition, The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists has been an invaluable tool for mental health clinicians and anyone looking for clear, reliable information about the medical treatment of mental health issues. Thousands of therapists keep this book on their shelves to quickly reference drug facts for their clients. Tens of thousands of graduate and undergraduate students of psychology are first introduced to the m ...show moreedical treatment of mental health problems with this handbook. Now in its sixth edition, the book continues to be among the most important references in the field of mental health.
The book is organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication. Learn the indications, contraindication, efficacy, side effects, and success indicators for each medication. Get the facts about drug interactions, and find out about the differences between using certain medications in the treatment of adults and children and adolescents. This major revision includes numerous research-derived updates and features new quick-reference guides in each section highlighting withdrawal symptoms and signs of toxicity. New material has also been added on cross-cultural issues in psychopharmacology. ...show less