Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapists

Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapists
$3.95 Shipping
List Price
94% Off
You Save

  • Condition: Good
  • Provider: Gulf Coast Books Contact
  • Provider Rating:
  • Ships From: Memphis, TN
  • Shipping: Standard

seal   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
  • ISBN-13: 9780205440054
  • ISBN: 0205440053
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley


Sinacola, Richard S., Peters-Strickland, Timothy S.


Comprehensive, practical and concise, Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapistsprovides a thorough and up-to-date presentation of psychopharmacology in language that students can embrace. This text is a practical, easy to read depiction of the world of psychopharmacology written for non-medical helping professionals. Filled with ample explanations and examples, it utilizes a familiar writing style that is non-threatening and easily understood by students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It covers ALL topics encountered by therapists in the field. Highlights of this book: Includes many quick-reference drug guides for the practicing clinician.Throughout the text chapters, authors provide comprehensive and up-to-date tables on current medications used in treatment. (Ch. 5, Tables 1 & 2; Ch. 6, Table 1). A convenient, end-of-book appendix provides a comprehensive chart of oft-prescribed drugs, providing: Generic Name (Drug Class), Trade/Brand Name, Mechanism of Action, Typical Dose, and Most Common Side Affects. Contains case vignettestypically seen in real life practical situations. Clinicians may easily identify with these vignettes and apply the knowledge to their particular case (Chs. 15-19). Includes an entire chapter on the treatment of co-occuring disorders, making it one of the few psychopharmacology texts offering information to clinicians who work with duallydiagnosed patients (Ch. 13). Contains an entire chapter on the treatment of sleep disorders and personality disordersand offers additional information to clinicians who treat these common problems (Chs. 11 & 12). Addresses herbal/holistic treatment possibilities, assisting the clinician in discerning the effectiveness of holistic remedies (Ch. 5). Visit our Helping Professions Supersite at www.ablongman.com/helpingprofessionsfor additional resources!Sinacola, Richard S. is the author of 'Basic Psychopharmacology for Counselors and Psychotherapists', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205440054 and ISBN 0205440053.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.