ISBN13:978-0521673761 ISBN10: 0521673763 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0521857024 ISBN10: 0521857023
Summary: Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology is intended as a primer text for this field, and can be read cover to cover by anyone from the novice to the expert. Expanded and fully revised, this third edition enlists advances in neurobiology and recent clinical developments to explain with renewed clarity the concepts underlying drug treatment of psychiatric disorders. Features of this edition are clinical advances in antipsychotic and antidepressant therapy. It includes new coverage of slee
p disorders, chronic pain, and disorders of impulse control. This remains the essential text for students, scientists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals.
Summary: Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology is intended as a primer text for this field, and can be read cover to cover by anyone from the novice to the expert. Expanded and fully revised, this third edition enlists advances in neurobiology and recent clinical developments to explain with renewed clarity the concepts underlying drug treatment of psychiatric disorders. Features of this edition are clinical advances in antipsychotic and antidepressant therapy. It includes new coverage of sleep disorders, chronic pain, and disorders of impulse control. This remains the essential text for students, scientists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Cambridge University Press Published: 03/31/2008 International: No
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Preface 1. Structure and function of neurons 2. Synaptic neurotransmission and the anatomically addressed nervous system 3. Signal transduction and the chemically addressed nervous system 4. Transporters and g-protein linked receptors as targets of psychopharmacological drug action 5. Ion channels and enzymes as targets of psychopharmacological drug action 6. Psychiatric genetics 7. Circuits in psychopharmacology 8. From circuits to symptoms in psychopharmacology 9. Psychosis and schizophrenia 10. Antipsychotic agents 11. Mood disorders 12. Antidepressants 13. Mood stabilizers 14. Anxiety and anxiolytics 15. Chronic pain, functional somatic syndromes, and their treatment 16. Disorders of sleep and wakefulness and their treatment 17. Disorders of cognition and their treatment 18. Psychopharmacology of reward: drugs of abuse, obesity, and disorders of impulse control.
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