Psychopharmacology: Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

by Jambur Ananth

A psychopharmacologist should be aware of the functions of the brain, understands the biological basis of various mental disorders, study the pharmacology of various psychoactive agents, and finally familiarizes himself with the treatment of these disorders. With this broad scope, the book is written in four parts. The first part includes nerve transduction, dopaminergic serotonergic and norepinephrinergic system and pharmacokinetics. The second part deals with the pharmacology of various drugs. The third part explores the psychobiology of various mental disorders and the last part provides detailed information on the treatment of various mental disorders. Treatment of special populations are also included in the last part.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Ananth Jambur Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance CA, USA
ISBN 9788171796496
Speciality Psychiatry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10687
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 1999
Pages 382
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