An essential and practical guide to integrating psychopharmacology into clinical practice
Edited by medical psychologists with contributions by notable experts in their respective specialties, Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists covers key topics including:
- Ethics, standards of care, laws, and regulations relevant to clinical psychopharmacology
- Disorders of the nervous system, with particular relevance to psychopharmacology
- Use of comprehensive diagnostic strategies to establish differential diagnoses among possible medical and psychological symptoms
- Integration of pharmacotherapy with psychotherapy
This essential book also provides an introduction to the qualifying exam for psychologists seeking specialty training in psychopharmacology, the Psychopharmacology Exam for Psychologists (PEP). The PEP-like practice test is available on the companion CD-ROM.