Fundamentals of Psychopharmacology

By: Leonard, Brian E. [Editor]

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Treatment with drugs is fundamental to modern therapy of psychiatric disorders. In order to effectively utilize drug treatment, physicians and psychiatrists must have a sound understanding of the pharmacology of the brain. A coherent explanation of the underlying principles of drug action and interaction from neuroscience to clinical applications is provided. It explains why certain drugs and various types of pharmaceuticals are used to treat specific disorders, how they work and to what effect. The appendices provide a glossary, index of proprietary names and suggestions for further reading.

Title: Fundamentals of Psychopharmacology

Author Name: Leonard, Brian E. [Editor]

Categories: Health and Beauty,

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1992-06-15

ISBN Number: 0471933880

ISBN Number 13: 9780471933885

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Size: 22.6 x 14.6 x 1.8 cm

Seller ID: 082875

Description: 280 pages. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwideThe purpose of this book is to give the basic neuroscientist and the psychiatrist an overview of psychopharmacology,that relatively recent branch of pharmacology which is concerned with the study of drugs used to treat mental illness.