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The Social Worker and Psychotropic Medication: Toward Effective Collaboration with Mental Health Clients, Families, and Providers (Psychopharmacology)

 
 
 
 
The Social Worker and Psychotropic Medication: Toward Effective Collaboration with Mental Health Clients, Families, and Providers (Psychopharmacology)
Author: Kia J. Bentley - Joseph Walsh
ISBN 13: 9780534515515
ISBN 10: 534515517
Edition: 3
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2005-07-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $195.95
 
 

Intended for social workers who want to understand the drugs prescribed to their clients, this text describes the central nervous system, the basic principles of pharmacology, and the specific disorders treated by antipsychotics, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, and psychostimulants. The third edition reflects new medications and new uses of medications across diagnostic categories. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Drawing from research and authors' own experiences, this book offers social workers information and guidance for addressing medication- related issues with clients, family members, and other mental health care workers. Information is included on all classes of medication and specific drugs, with special consideration to the use of psychiatric medication in treating children and adolescents. This edition includes a new section on the use of herbs and vitamins, and an appendix of all currently available prescription medications. Bentley and Walsh teach at Virginia Commonwealth University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)