The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology boasts a long and unassailable reputation as a classic, providing a clearly written, meticulously cross-referenced, and user-friendly guide to this swiftly evolving field. This new 5th Edition has been thoroughly updated in the context of the latest research and reflects the introduction of DSM-5. The chapter authors were carefully selected for their expertise, and the editors have ensured that the resulting text is consistent in style and approach across topics and sections. The journey beginning with the core principles of molecular biology, genetics and genomics, and pharmacokinetics, continuing with the myriad classes of psychopharmacological agents, and ultimately arriving at the treatment of major psychiatric disorders as well as of specific age groups and circumstances is logical, easy to follow, and authoritative.
Both physicians still in training and clinicians who regularly prescribe psychotropic medications will find the up-to-date and specific guidance on drug selection invaluable. The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology remains an essential, and trusted, companion.