Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications

ISBN-13: 9781107686465

ISBN-10: 1107686466

Author: Stephen M. Stahl

Edition: 4

Publication date:
2013
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Format:
Paperback 626 pages
Category:
Psychiatry
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Acknowledged author Stephen M. Stahl wrote Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications comprising 626 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1107686466 and 9781107686465. Since then Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $47.89 or rent at the marketplace.


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With this fully revised fourth edition, Dr Stahl returns to the essential roots of what it means to become a neurobiologically empowered psychopharmacologist, expertly guided in the selection and combination of treatments for individual patients in practice. Embracing the unifying themes of 'symptom endophenotypes', dimensions of psychopathology that cut across syndromes, and 'symptoms and circuits', every aspect of the text has been updated to the frontiers of current knowledge, with the clarity of explanation and illustration that only Dr Stahl can bring. Integrating much of the basic neuroscience into the clinical chapters, and with major additions in the areas of psychosis, antipsychotics, antidepressants, impulsivity, compulsivity and addiction, this is the single most readily readable source of information on disease and drug mechanisms. This remains the essential text for all students and professionals in mental health seeking to understand and utilize current therapeutics, and to anticipate the future for novel medications.