Handbook of clinical psychopharmacology for psychologists by Mark Muse

By Mark Muse

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''''Handbook of scientific Psychopharmacology for Psychologists'' is a remarkably thorough introductory textbook for integrating psychotropic drug prescribing into mental practices. It covers easy recommendations in body structure, neurology, and pharmacology in simply understood language. not just is that this booklet a demand for any psychologist looking to achieve prescriptive authority, however it can also be beneficial for any psychological well-being clinician who collaborates with prescribers of any self-discipline. i like to recommend it highly.'' --Daniel Carlat, MD, Editor in leader of ''The Carlat Psychiatry Report''

''An very important source for any psychologist who's getting ready to turn into a prescribing psychologist or for any psychologist who desires to be told concerning the perform of clinical psychology.'' --Joseph E. Comaty, PhD, MP, coauthor of ''A Primer of Drug Action''

''''Handbook of medical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists'' is a wonderful treatise written by means of psychologists for psychologists.'' --From the Foreword through Patrick H. DeLeon, PhD, and Jack G. Wiggins, PhD, former presidents of the yank mental organization

An crucial and functional consultant to integrating psychopharmacology into medical perform

Edited by way of scientific psychologists with contributions by means of remarkable specialists of their respective specialties, ''Handbook of medical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists'' covers key subject matters together with:

Ethics, criteria of care, legislation, and rules appropriate to medical psychopharmacology

Disorders of the apprehensive process, with specific relevance to psychopharmacology

Use of finished diagnostic suggestions to set up differential diagnoses between attainable clinical and mental signs

Integration of pharmacotherapy with psychotherapy

This crucial ebook additionally presents an creation to the qualifying examination for psychologists looking strong point education in psychopharmacology, the Psychopharmacology examination for Psychologists (PEP). The PEP-like perform try out is obtainable at the better half CD-ROM

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Psychologists are urged to develop a relationship that will allow the populations they serve to feel comfortable exploring issues surrounding medication use. X X X Guideline 11. To the extent deemed appropriate, psychologists involved in prescribing or collaborating adopt a biopsychosocial approach to case formulation that considers both psychosocial and biological factors. X X Guideline 12. The psychologist with prescriptive authority is encouraged to use an expanded informed consent process to incorporate additional issues specific to prescribing.

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Whether states should create prescription power for psychologists. Law and Psychology Review, 33, 167–176. Julien, R. (2011). Pharmacology training in clinical psychology: A renewed call for action. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1–4. , & Orabona Foster, E. (2010). Integration of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy by prescribing-medical psychologists: A psychobiosocial model of care. In R. E. McGrath & B. A. ), Pharmacotherapy for psychologists: Prescribing and collaborative roles (pp. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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