Building upon the success of the previous edition, this new text provides a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms of action involved in psychiatric pharmacotherapy.
Using imaginative and colorful double-page spreads, this exceptional book presents state-of-the-art information on all the basic principles of psychiatric pharmacotherapy, abused substances, drug interactions, and treatment strategies. --- from the publisher
"The authors deserve congratulations for their originality and courage … a must for the library." – British Journal of Psychiatry (of the previous edition)
'This is a very useful and easy to read update that anyone can use to visualize psychopharmacology. I recommend it to anyone trying to understand psychopharmacology.' - Doody's Book Review Service
Introduction 1. Basic Principles of Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy 2. Antidepressant Drugs and Mood Stabilizers 3. Anxiolytic Drugs 4. Antipsychotic Drugs 5. Drugs Affecting Sexual Function 6. Drugs for the Treatment of Symptoms Related to Substance-Abuse 7. Miscellaneous Drugs/Treatment Modalities 8. Drug Interactions 9. Treatment Strategies (Evidence-based)