Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology

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Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology

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"Before looking at specific drugs, this chapter begins with an overview of normal functions of the brain and how these functions are carried out. Theories of the psychobiological basis of various types of emotional and physiological dysfunctions are presented next. Finally, the chapter reviews the major classification of drugs used to treat mental disorders, explains how they work, and identifies both the beneficial and the problematic effects of psychiatric drugs. Additionally, detailed information regarding adverse and toxic effects, nursing implications, and teaching tools are presented[.]"

ISBN

9780323389679

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

Elsevier

City

St. Louis, MO

Disciplines

Medical Pharmacology | Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry | Neurology | Neurosciences | Other Chemicals and Drugs | Other Medical Sciences | Other Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences | Other Psychiatry and Psychology | Pharmaceutical Preparations | Pharmaceutics and Drug Design | Psychological Phenomena and Processes

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In Margaret Jordan Halter (Ed.), Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 8th edition. Dr. Lam's chapter begins on page 36-61.

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Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology

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