books about: psychopharmacology
Toxicology! Because What You Don't Know Can Kill You
Dr. Alan H.B. Wu
Arborwood Glen LLC
Toxicology! Because what you don't know can kill you is about everyday people and their encounters with the clinical laboratory. This collection of stories is a behind-the-scenes look at the intricate workings of a toxicology lab. Many of these cases ended with legal consequences. All stories are based on my involvement with real cases as a toxicologist. Because of patient privacy laws, the names and places have been changed. We all wish we ...
Waiting for an Army to Die: The Tragedy of Agent Orange
Fred A. Wilcox
Seven Locks Press
Telling a tragic and important story, Vietnam War veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange chronicle their discovery of the cause of serious illnesses within their ranks and birth defects among their children, as well as their long battle with a government that refused to listen to their complaints.
Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal
Blue Rider Press
It’s no secret that psychedelic drugs have the ability to cast light on the miraculous reality hidden within our psyche. Almost immediately after the discovery of LSD less than a hundred years ago, psychedelics began to play a crucial role in the quest to understand the link between mind and matter. With an uncanny ability to reveal the mind’s remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness, LSD and MDMA (better known as ...
The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications
Park Street Press, 2005
The most comprehensive guide to the botany, history, distribution, and cultivation of all known psychoactive plants • Examines 414 psychoactive plants and related substances • Explores how using psychoactive plants in a culturally sanctioned context can produce important insights into the nature of reality • Contains 797 color photographs and 645 black-and-white illustrations In the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly ...
Uppers, Downers, All Arounders, Fifth Edition
William E. Cohen
Owner name and phone number crossed out with marker on first page, and opposite side. Otherwise pages are clean. Binding is tight.
Side Effects: Death. Confessions of a Pharma-Insider
"I bribed a Swedish professor to enhance the registration of Prozac in Sweden." -John Virapen Pharmaceutical companies want to keep people sick. They want to make others think that they are sick. And they do this for one reason: money. Did you know: * Pharmaceutical companies invest more than 35,000 Euro (over $50,000) per physician each year to get them to prescribe their products? * More than 75 percent of leading scientists in the ...
ADHD Medication Rules
We may be the most scientifically advanced country in the world regarding identification and medical treatment of ADHD - but a serious medical inconsistency remains: too many simply don't pay enough attention to the meds for paying attention. Both public and professionals regularly overlook essential ADHD treatment elements, important scientific data points that outline more predictable treatment mapping strategies. From superficial diagnosis ...
The Prescriber's Guide (Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology)
Stephen M. Stahl
Cambridge University Press
Now established as the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology, this latest edition of the Prescriber's Guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current practice in the use of psychotropic drugs. Easy to navigate and easy to use, the Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based information with clinically informed guidance to support clinicians in making the most effective prescribing decisions for the good of ...
Principles of Trauma Therapy : A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation and Treatment
John N. Briere
SAGE Publications, Inc
It Works: How and Why: The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous
World Service Office
World Service Office
An Introduction to the NA program and how it works, with recovery stories to help clients understand they are not alone
Mad Science: Psychiatric Coercion, Diagnosis, and Drugs
Stuart A. Kirk
Mad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. The authors address multiple paradoxes in American mental health research, including the remaking of coercion into scientific psychiatric treatment, the adoption of an unscientific diagnostic system that controls the distribution of services, and how drug treatments have failed to improve the mental health ...
What A Life Can Be: One Therapist's Take on Schizo-Affective Disorder
Bridgeross Communications, 2011
A fascinating look into the world of schizo-affective disorder which, at times, is funny, heartbreaking, but above all uplifting. Dr. Carolyn Dobbins describes the onset and progression of this debilitating disease and gives readers hope. The book breaks through the stigma as mental illness affects us all. Included at the end are facts about serious mental illness, the 6 A's of self help and Dr Dobbins' message to her counseling colleagues who ...
The Medicalization of Everyday Life: Selected Essays
Syracuse University Press, 2007
Defining "medicalization" as the perception of nonmedical conditions as medical problems and nondiseases as diseases, Thomas Szasz has devoted much of his career to exposing the dangers of "medicalizing" the conditions of some who simply refuse to conform to society's expectations. Szasz argues that modern psychiatry's tireless ambition to explain the human condition has led to the treatment of life's difficulties and oddities as clinical ...
The Business of Bioscience: What goes into making a Biotechnology Product
Craig D. Shimasaki
The Business of Bioscience: What goes into making a Biotechnology Product captivatingly describes the unique and challenging facets within the exciting field of biotechnology business and medical product innovation. Biotechnology is the melding of business and science and, therefore, creates different challenges than those faced by other industries. There are longer development times, costly product development and clinical trials, unique ...
Cengage Learning, 2010
The goal of Psychopharmacology Demystified is to get the internal light-bulbs of insight to glow by using every-day situations and personal vignettes to illuminate complicated ideas and concepts usinglanguage that nursing students can understand. The text begins with a primer on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, since this knowledge is a prerequisite for understanding the ensuing chapters covering antidepressants, mood stabilizers, ...
Drug Information Handbook: A Comprehensive Resource for all Clinicians and Healthcare Professionals
The Drug Information Handbook, 22nd Edition, continues the Lexicomp tradition of delivering trusted, pharma-free pharmacotherapy knowledge to healthcare professionals. This resource follows a user-friendly, dictionary-like format, providing clinicians with fast access to clear, concise Lexicomp drug information. Endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the Drug Information Handbook is relied on daily by clinicians everywhere to ...
Your Child in the Balance
Kevin T. Kalikow
In Your Child in the Balance , child psychiatrist, Kevin Kalikow examines the highly topical and thorny question of whether and when to prescribe psychiatric medication to children. As parents, are we too ready to run to our pediatrician for Ritalin when our child shows the first sign of inattention at school? Or do we instead shy away from our doctor's recommendation to consider an anti-depressant for a chronically sad and withdrawn teenager? ...
Instant Psychopharmacology (Third Edition)
Ronald J. Diamond
W. W. Norton & Company
This ideal handbook is a must-have for all nonmedical therapists, clients, and family members seeking to educate themselves about the essentials of psychopharmacology. This handbook is the ideal source for therapists, social workers, clergy, and clients seeking to stay current on the essentials of psychopharmacology. The third edition of our perennial bestseller, this book discusses a wide variety of newly available medications, how they work, ...
Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for Informed Consent
MD Grace E. Jackson
-- Are patients aware of the fact that pharmacological therapies stress the brain in ways which may prevent or postpone symptomatic and functional recovery ? ==================================================== Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for
Case Studies: Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology
Cambridge University Press, 2011
Designed with the distinctive, user-friendly presentation Dr Stahl's audience know and love, this new stream of Stahl books capitalize on Dr Stahl's greatest strength - the ability to address complex issues in an understandable way and with direct relevance to the everyday experience of clinicians. The book describes a wide-ranging and representative selection of clinical scenarios, making use of icons, questions/answers and tips. It follows ...
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