Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists

Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists

eBook - 2012
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" Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology forPsychologists is a remarkably thorough introductory textbookfor integrating psychotropic drug prescribing into psychologicalpractices. It covers basic concepts in physiology, neurology, andpharmacology in easily understood language. Not only is this book arequirement for any psychologist seeking to gain prescriptiveauthority, but it is also helpful for any mental health clinicianwho collaborates with prescribers of any discipline. I recommend ithighly." --Daniel Carlat, MD, Editor in Chief of The CarlatPsychiatry Report

"An important resource for any psychologist who is preparing tobecome a prescribing psychologist or for any psychologist who wantsto be informed about the practice of medical psychology."--Joseph E. Comaty, PhD, MP, coauthor of A Primer of DrugAction

" Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology forPsychologists is an excellent treatise written by psychologistsfor psychologists." --From the Foreword by Patrick H. DeLeon,PhD, and Jack G. Wiggins, PhD, former presidents of the AmericanPsychological Association

An essential and practical guide to integratingpsychopharmacology into clinical practice

Edited by medical psychologists with contributions by notableexperts in their respective specialties, Handbook of ClinicalPsychopharmacology for Psychologists covers key topicsincluding:

Ethics, standards of care, laws, and regulations relevant toclinical psychopharmacology

Disorders of the nervous system, with particular relevance topsychopharmacology

Use of comprehensive diagnostic strategies to establishdifferential diagnoses among possible medical and psychologicalsymptoms

Integration of pharmacotherapy with psychotherapy

This essential book also provides an introduction to thequalifying exam for psychologists seeking specialty training inpsychopharmacology, the Psychopharmacology Exam for Psychologists(PEP). The PEP-like practice test is available on the companionCD-ROM.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780470907573
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 498 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Muse, Mark
Moore, Bret A.
ebrary, Inc


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