Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology

With the range of psychotropic drugs expanding and the usages of existing medications diversifying, we are pleased to present this very latest edition of what has become the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology. This new edition features seven new compounds as well as information about several new formulations of existing drugs.

With its easy-to-use, template-driven navigation system, The Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based data with clinically informed advice to support everyone who is prescribing in the field of mental health. In addition, many important new indications are covered for existing drugs, as are updates to the profiles of the entire content and collection, including an expansion of the sections on long-acting injectable formulations of antipsychotics.


Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology

This remains the essential text for all students and professionals in mental health seeking to understand and utilize current therapeutics, and to anticipate the future for novel medications. Integrating much of the basic neuroscience into the clinical chapters, compulsivity and addiction, antipsychotics, and with major additions in the areas of psychosis, antidepressants, impulsivity, this is the single most readily readable source of information on disease and drug mechanisms.

With this fully revised fourth edition, dr Stahl returns to the essential roots of what it means to become a neurobiologically empowered psychopharmacologist, expertly guided in the selection and combination of treatments for individual patients in practice. Embracing the unifying themes of 'symptom endophenotypes', dimensions of psychopathology that cut across syndromes, every aspect of the text has been updated to the frontiers of current knowledge, and 'symptoms and circuits', with the clarity of explanation and illustration that only Dr Stahl can bring.


Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry

It is a complete, concise overview of the entire field of psychiatry, for psychiatrists in training and practice and all others who study and provide mental health care. Case studies throughout reinforce the clinical relevance of specific topics. The 11th edition is set apart from any other reference you have:• contains DSM5 tables on every major psychiatric disorder• Use it to supplement the DSM5, offering current diagnostic and treatment protocols• Over 50 years of compounded knowledge in psychiatric medicine, offered by world-renowned experts.

Synopsis of psychiatry: behavorial sciences/Clinical Psychiatry, residents, 11th Edition is the only authoritative textbook for clinicians, and students covering all psychiatric conditions. Icd international classification of Disease, used for reimbursement purposes, World Health Organization diagnostic criteria and numerical codes, are included.

The latest information about specific diseases, psychopharmacotherapeutic and behavioral treatments and scientific research is incorporated into this revision. Its multidisciplinary approach encompasses the biological, psychological and sociological factors at work in health and disease.

Prescriber's Guide - Children and Adolescents: Volume 1: Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology

Based on the best-selling resource stahl's Prescriber's Guide, this new book provides a user-friendly step-by-step manual on the range of psychotropic drugs prescribed for children and adolescents by clinicians and nurse practitioners. Reviewed by expert child and adolescent psychiatrists, the medications are presented in the same design format in order to facilitate rapid access to information.

Child and adolescent psychopharmacology is a rapidly growing field with psychotropic medications used widely in the treatment of this patient group. Each drug is broken down into a number of sections, each designated by a unique color background thereby clearly distinguishing information presented on therapeutics, special populations, and the art of psychopharmacology, dosing and use, safety and tolerability, what to expect, and followed by key references.

However, psychopharmacological treatment guidelines used for adults cannot simply be applied for children or adolescents, thus presenting clinicians and nurse practitioners with assessment and prescribing challenges.

The Psychiatric Interview

Now dsm-5 updated! using a unique and effective combination of mnemonics, practical techniques, and phrasing examples that illustrate the nuances of the interviewing process, The Psychiatric Interview, 4th Edition helps you establish a rapport with patients and gain valuable clinical insights. Now updated to incorporate the dsm-5 and current research, this popular manual teaches you how to  improve your interviewing skills, breaking down this complex area into concise information you can put to use immediately in your practice.


Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse, Second Edition: A How-To Guide for Evidence-Based Practice

It is also a resource for experienced clinicians wanting to expand their understanding of trauma and how adaptive information processing might be used as an organizing framework for all psychotherapy. Linda mabey, journal of emdr practice and researchdESCRIPTIONThis is a how-to compendium of evidence-based approaches to practicing psychotherapy for both the experienced and neophyte advanced practice psychiatric nurse.

Wheeler has skillfully crafted a text that covers basic psychiatric principles and skills from developing a therapeutic relationship and assessing and diagnosing the client to providing evidence-based psychotherapy for a variety of patient populations. Where the brain is viewed as an information processing system with innate self-healing mechanisms that regulate its internal environment to survive and to maintain a stable, constant condition through dynamic regulation.

Robert M. This book integrates neuroscience with relationship science and unites disparate psychotherapeutic approaches into a model that is concise and straightforward, yet sufficiently comprehensive to provide a framework for practice.

Memorable Psychopharmacology

Memorable psychopharmacology uses a conversational tone, visual aids, catchy mnemonics, and practice questions to ensure that you not only learn the material but retain it far into the future. For anyone preparing to meet the mental health needs of their patients including medical students, physician assistances, and more, social workers, physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, nurses, Memorable Psychopharmacology is an indispensable review.

Nine out of ten people use psychoactive substances on a regular basis, making it essential for all healthcare providers to be knowledgeable about both prescription and recreational drugs.

Psychiatric Interviewing E-Book: The Art of Understanding: A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, and Other Mental Health Professionals

Dr. Written in the same refreshing, the text provides a compelling introduction to all of the core interviewing skills from conveying empathy, informal writing style that made the first two editions best sellers, effectively utilizing open-ended questions, and forging a powerful therapeutic alliance to sensitively structuring the interview while understanding nonverbal communication at a sophisticated level.

The expanded chapter on suicide assessment includes an introduction to the internationally acclaimed interviewing strategy for uncovering suicidal ideation, the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events CASE Approach. These clinicians appropriately worry that the "person" beneath the diagnoses will be lost in the shuffle of time constraints, data gathering, and the creation of the electronic health record.

Psychiatric interviewing: the art of understanding: a practical guide for psychiatrists, and other Mental Health Professionals, Counselors, Nurses, 3rd Edition tackles these problems head-on, Social Workers, Psychologists, providing flexible and practical solutions for gathering critical information while always attending to the concerns and unique needs of the patient.

Whether the reader is a psychiatric resident or a graduate student in clinical psychology, emergency rooms, inpatient units, the updated third edition is designed to prepare the trainee to function effectively in the hectic worlds of community mental health centers, counseling or psychiatric nursing, social work, and university counseling centers.

With time at a premium, today's clinicians must rapidly engage their patients while gathering an imposingly large amount of critical information. Shea, the creator of the case approach, then illustrates its techniques in a compelling video demonstrating its effective use in an interview involving a complex presentation of suicidal planning and intent.

A key aspect of this text is its unique appeal to both novice and experienced clinicians.

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing, Second Edition: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches Across the Life Span

It provides a virtual buffet of clear treatment options in the form of well-designed decision trees and accompanying explanatory narratives. The text also includes a section on such special considerations as substance misuse, pregnancy, medical problems, and forensic issues that often co-occurwith psychiatric syndromes.

The second edition is thoroughlyupdated to reflect current research, new classifications in DSM 5, genetic testing, and increased use of telemental health delivery. Organized around psychiatric syndromes, theory and research evidence related to psychopharmacology, the text covers neurobiology, psychotherapy, and CAMinterventions.

Combining theory and practice, psychotherapy, it provides a clear framework for integratingpsychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine CAM into advanced practice nursing. It also relies on our strong history as therapists and introduces a need for integration of all aspects of care, a true holistic approach that characterizes the nursing perspective.

. The book should serve as a review for nurses who are studying for certification exams and is very useful for coursework in DNP programs as well as the masters programs in psychiatric mental health nursing. Grayce M. Sills, phd, rn, ohio state university from the foreword now in its second edition, FAAN Professor Emerita, this groundbreaking text and reference continues to be the only resource for APRNs to focus on integrative interventions forindividuals with mental health problems across the lifespan.

It builds upon itslifespan focus and updates quick-access pediatric pointers and aging alerts.

Case Studies: Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Volume 2

Designed with the distinctive user-friendly presentation readers have become accustomed to and making use of icons, questions/answers and tips, these cases address complex issues in an understandable way and with direct relevance to the everyday experience of clinicians. This is psychiatry in real life - these are the patients from your waiting room - this book will reassure, inform and guide better clinical decision making.

The book is about living through the treatments that work, the treatments that fail, and the mistakes made along the journey. Following the success of the first collection of Stahl's Case Studies, published in 2011, we are pleased to present this completely new selection of clinical stories. Covering a wide-ranging and representative selection of clinical scenarios, acknowledging all the complications, decisions, issues, from start to resolution, each case is followed through the complete clinical encounter, twists and turns along the way.


Stahl's Self-Assessment Examination in Psychiatry: Multiple Choice Questions for Clinicians

After completing the questions you will be better able to: diagnose patients presenting with psychiatric symptoms using accepted diagnostic standards and practices; implement evidence-based psychiatric treatment strategies aligned with the patient's recovery goals; integrate recent advances in diagnostic and treatment strategies into clinical practice according to best practice guidelines.

This collection has been approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as part of a lifelong learning and self-assessment program and as a component of maintenance of certification. Each question is followed by an explanation of the answer and a list of references. The majority of questions are new or updated in their explanations and referencing.

As an excellent source of learning for prescribers specializing in psychiatry, this new edition features approximately 150 questions, psychologists, and pharmacists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, divided into ten core areas of psychiatry, helping you to identify areas in which you need further study.