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Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists

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This guide helps nonmedical professionals diagnose symptoms, understand how medications work, gauge clients' response and analyse for reevaluation. In this edition, many details have been updated to reflect the latest finds from ongoing research, including new material about the sexual side of antidepressants.
Hardcover, 326 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by New Harbinger Publications (first published June 1st 1994)
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Andy
Aug 30, 2007 Andy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who need an in-depth understanding of treating mental illness.
Before I lavish praise on this book, first let me make a disclaimer: the information packed into this tome is astonishing - not to mention extremely informative. However, it is what is says: clinical. And therefore quite daunting. So as such, I'm really not actually 'recommending' that anyone run out and buy this book, because (1) the price tag is $60, and (2) you have to really, really want to know about this stuff; which I did. Happily there wasn't a single page that disappointed me! You could ...more
Carol
Dec 19, 2012 Carol rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Required reading for my MFT program. Liked it because it was written for the lay or first time reader in the area of psychobiology/psychopharmacology. Helped me understand the highly technical reading in the other assigned text.
Justin
Sep 08, 2013 Justin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good introduction and breakdown of treatment via meds for those of us unable to prescribe. Each chapter provides a fairly logical outline of disorders followed by a later chapter on treatment.

My only major issue is with the bipolar medications chapter which did not seem treat the side effects of lithium and other bipolar meds with the appropriate intensity.
Deborah
May 07, 2009 Deborah rated it it was amazing
What can I say, I'm kinda geeky when it comes to all things psychological/medical. It was informative, unbiased and useful.
Ender
Jan 26, 2012 Ender rated it liked it
I feel like I learned more than a therapist needs to know, presented in a comprehensible way.
Jillian
Apr 01, 2014 Jillian rated it it was amazing
Useful, relatively compact, and written with clarity
Jan
May 08, 2009 Jan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psych, school-course
Very, very useful
Bob
Jan 25, 2012 Bob rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
ugh.. But necessary...
Jackie
Mar 09, 2015 Jackie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
Excellent reference - clear and concise.
Pam
Oct 08, 2010 Pam rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
For COUN 549 Psychopharmocology class
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