Skip to content

Psychopharmacology for Helping Professionals An Integral Exploration

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 0534611826

ISBN-13: 9780534611828

Edition: 2006

Authors: Carl F. Rak, R. Elliott Ingersoll

List price: $158.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Designed to make the topic of psychopharmacology accessible to students in the helping professions, this concise, three-part book assists future practitioners in mastering basic concepts and applying these concepts to cases. In-depth discussions of psychopharmacology topics are structured around the three core parts of the book, including basic principles of psychopharmacology, commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs for adults, and psychotropic medications prescribed to children. To encourage comprehension of the material presented, case examples, study questions and bolded key terms appear throughout the book.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $158.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Dr. Carl Rak is Professor Emeritus of Counseling in the Department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio and President of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center. He has taught various courses throughout the years. His areas of specialization include AIDS counseling, new models of school guidance, and counseling children and adolescents. He is a Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio and a fully certified psychoanalyst. He divides his time between his private practice and visits with his grandchildren.

An Integral Overview of Psychopharmacology
Introduction
An Overview of Physiology Relevant to Psychopharmacology
Intrapsychic Issues in Psychopharmacology
Group Issues: Social and Cultural Perspectives
An Integral View of Drug Discovery
The Antidepressant Era
The Age of Anxiety
Antipsychotic Medications: The Evolution of Treatment
Mood Misnomers: Mood Stabilizing Agents
Newer Issues
Medicating Children: Perspectives, Dilemmas, and Future Paradigms
An Integral View of Herbaceuticals: Weeds, Seeds and New Age Needs
Glossary