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Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals: An Integrative Approach

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Author: Ingersoll, R. Elliott

Brand: Brooks / Cole

Edition: 2

Features:

  • Cengage Learning

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 432

Release Date: 01-01-2015

Details: Product Description Master the basics of psychopharmacology with PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, Second Edition. Concise yet comprehensive, this counseling text covers the basic principles of psychopharmacology, commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs for adults, and psychotropic medications prescribed to children. Psychological, cultural, and social issues related to psychopharmacology are also addressed. Numerous case examples, study questions, bolded key terms, and a glossary help you understand and applying the material. Practical information about how to talk with clients about medication and compliance as well as hands-on information about how to approach collaboration with prescribing professionals prepares you to apply what you have learned to practice. This 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. About the Author Elliott Ingersoll is a Professor and coordinator of counseling programs in the department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning in the College of Education and Human Services at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a licensed psychologist and clinical counselor in the state of Ohio, where his areas of specialization are mood disorders, anxiety disorders, religious and spiritual problems, and substance abuse. Dr. Ingersoll is author or co-author of seven books and over two dozen journal articles and book chapters. His areas of publication are psychopharmacology, spirituality, and psychopathology. He lives in Kent, Ohio. 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.

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.3 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English