Now in its second edition, You Can Think Like A Psychiatrist was written for anyone interested in increasing their understanding of mental health disorders and their treatment. With over twenty years of experience treating patients and educating other doctors, author Leslie Lundt, M.D., has been able to translate the latest scientific knowledge into practical concepts and usable information. Dr. Lundt knows that the best outcomes result when patients communicate effectively with their doctor so that both patient and doctor can make more informed decisions.
You - or someone you care about - may already be seeing a physician for help in dealing with problems arising from feelings and emotions or may just be considering the options. This book can help you each step of the way.
Important points you will learn:
Basic concepts about how the brain works
Ways that drugs interact with the brain's chemistry
How some commonly used drugs work to help specific mental disorders
Other options, including non-drug treatments, that are available
Inside you will find the key perspectives involved in the medical treatment of the human mind. You will not find another book like this.