Julien S Primer Of Drug Action

Author: Claire D. Advokat
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319200540
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Julien's Primer of Drug Action continues to evolve side by side with the field it covers providing a thoroughly up to date look at psychotherapeutic and recreational drugs, including the latest research and the newest formulations. The thoroughly updated 14th edition features: New coverage of opioids of abuse, and drugs used to treat of opioid dependence and opioid overdose. New research on the use of marijuana to treat Alzheimers, PTSD, and Epilepsy. New coverage of pharmacological, physiological, and psychoactive effects of synthetic marijuana including its toxicity. New research on Cannabidiol (CBD) and its therapeutic uses New research of the efficacy of antipsychotics to treat dementia, Parkinson's, bipolar, OCD, PTSD, New research on hallucinogenics for the treatment of various disorders including MDMA for the treatment of PTSD, Psilocybin for treatment of depression and end-of-life anxiety, and Ayahuasca to treat psychiatric disorders The use of genetic testing to predict effectiveness of antidepressant treatment New research on the use of ketamine for the treatment of depression

Julien S Primer Of Drug Action

Author: Claire D. Advokat
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1464198861
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In its 40th anniversary edition, A Primer of Drug Action continues to evolve side by side with the field it covers, drawing on the expertise of its authors in medicine, basic science, and clinical science to offer the most current and comprehensive guide to psychopharmacology available.

A Primer Of Drug Action

Author: Robert M. Julien
Publisher: Worth Publishers
ISBN: 9781429206792
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From its first edition 30 years ago, Robert Julien’s A Primer of Drug Action has evolved side by side with the field it covers, capturing the current state of the science of psychopharmacology with each new edition. Furthering that tradition, the new edition takes its place as the definitive guide to the pharmacology of drugs that affect the mind and behavior as understood today. With over 40% new research citations, there is no clearer, more current presentation available on the mechanisms of drug action, etiologies of major psychological disorders, rationales for drug treatment, and the uses of psychopharmacology in patient care.

Primer Of Drug Action

Author: Robert M. Julien
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429233435
Size: 31.73 MB
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Edition after edition, Robert Julien’s A Primer of Drug Action keeps pace with one of the most dynamic fields of scientific inquiry, giving students immediate access to the most current research and promising new directions in psychopharmacology. Rigorously updated throughout, the new edition again takes its place as the definitive guide to the drugs that affect the mind and behavior. As always, it is clear, comprehensive, objective, and authoritative, spanning a wide variety of drug types, including sedatives, depressants, stimulants, analgesics, psychedelic drugs, steroids, and drugs used to treat psychological disorders. To visit Robert Julien's blog that accompanies A Primer of Drug Action, click here.

A Primer Of Drug Action

Author: Robert M. Julien
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716706151
Size: 45.37 MB
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A Primer of Drug Action addresses the mechanisms of action of each drug and drug class presented, current theories about the etiology of major psychological disorders and rationales for drug treatment, and the uses and limitations of psychopharmacology in patient care. Now in its Tenth Edition, this definitive guide has been completely revised and updated to again make it the most current and comprehensive introduction to the pharmacology of drugs that affect the mind and behavior.

Primer Of Drug Action

Author: Robert M. Julien, Ph.D.
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1429293470
Size: 33.43 MB
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Edition after edition, Robert Julien’s A Primer of Drug Action keeps pace with one of the most dynamic fields of scientific inquiry, giving students immediate access to the most current research and promising new directions in psychopharmacology. Rigorously updated throughout, the new edition again takes its place as the definitive guide to the drugs that affect the mind and behavior. As always, it is clear, comprehensive, objective, and authoritative, spanning a wide variety of drug types, including sedatives, depressants, stimulants, analgesics, psychedelic drugs, steroids, and drugs used to treat psychological disorders. To visit Robert Julien's blog that accompanies A Primer of Drug Action, click here.

School Psychopharmacology

Author: John S. Carlson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3030155412
Size: 63.34 MB
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This book provides a research-based overview of the use of psychotropic medications in combination with psychosocial interventions to improve learning, social interactions, and behavioral functioning of children within the school setting. It details implementation strategies for delivering multimodal treatments to school-aged children with psychiatric diagnoses while coordinating services across educational and health service sectors. In addition, it includes case studies on ADHD, conduct disorder, depression, social anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, and psychosis, with overviews of treatment plans, targeted goals and behaviors, classroom-based medication evaluation plans, and treatment responses communicated back to the child’s family and physician. The book concludes with an overview of integrated behavioral health and the benefits of care coordination to school-aged children experiencing social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Topics featured in this text include: Legal, ethical, and professional issues related to the use of psychotropic medications in school-aged populations. Effective medications for treating mood dysregulation disorders in school-aged youth. Medications for internalizing and externalizing disorders. Common side effects of psychotropic medication in school-aged populations. The need to be culturally sensitive when considering treatment plans for school-aged youth. School Psychopharmacology is an essential resource for researchers, graduate students, and other professionals in child and school psychology, social work, psychiatry, psychopharmacology, special and general education, public health, and counseling.

The Essential Guide To Psychoactive Drugs In Canada Second Edition

Author: Rick Csiernik
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 1773381601
Size: 80.46 MB
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The second edition of the formerly titled Just Say Know: A Counsellor’s Guide to Psychoactive Drugs, this indispensable counselling resource provides a practical understanding of psychoactive drug pharmacology and physiology. Rick Csiernik unpacks the risks and therapeutic applications of the most commonly used and misused drug families, including depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and psychotherapeutics. This new edition features a wide range of updated research and content addressing the recent rise of opioid, fentanyl, cannabis, novel psychoactive substances, and antipsychotic medication use, as well as the impacts of drug use on sleep and mental health. Two new appendixes are featured summarizing the effects of drugs on pregnancy and interactions drugs may have with certain brain chemicals. The Essential Guide to Psychoactive Drugs in Canada is the perfect addition to any addiction or mental health-related course. User-friendly and highly readable, this resource serves as a guide for service providers to deliver evidence-based care. This text is crucial for counsellors, therapists, instructors, and students looking to acquire an in-depth practical understanding of drug use, medication, and addiction in disciplines such as social work, sociology, pharmacology, health studies, nursing, psychology, and addiction studies.

Over The Influence Second Edition

Author: Patt Denning
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462530869
Size: 76.50 MB
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"Just say no" just doesn't work for everyone. If you've tried to quit and failed, simply want to cut down, or wish to work toward sobriety gradually, join the many thousands of readers who have turned to this empathic, science-based resource--now thoroughly revised. A powerful alternative to abstinence-only treatments, harm reduction helps you set and meet your own goals for gaining control over alcohol and drugs. Step by step, the expert authors guide you to determine: *Which aspects of your habits may be harmful. *How to protect your safety and make informed choices. *What changes you would like to make. *How to put your intentions into action. *When it's time to seek help--and where to turn. Updated to reflect a decade's worth of research, the fully revised second edition is even more practical. It features additional vivid stories and concrete examples, engaging graphics, new worksheets (which you can download and print for repeated use), "Self-Reflection" boxes, and more. Mental health professionals, see also the authors' Practicing Harm Reduction Psychotherapy, Second Edition.

Psychopharmacology For Mental Health Professionals An Integrative Approach

Author: R. Elliott Ingersoll
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537238
Size: 41.70 MB
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Designed to make the topic of psychopharmacology accessible to students in the helping professions, this concise book assists future practitioners in mastering basic concepts and applying these concepts to cases. In-depth discussions of psychopharmacology topics-- including basic principles of psychopharmacology, commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs for adults, and psychotropic medications prescribed to children--are structured around the three core parts of the book. Psychological, cultural, and social issues related to psychopharmacology are also addressed. Case examples, study questions, and bolded key terms appear throughout the book to support and facilitate comprehension. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, Second Edition, includes new material on psychosocial treatments that complement the most prescribed medications, expanded discussion of medication of children and the elderly, a new chapter on drug replacement therapies, reference to changes in the DSM-5, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.