Another distinctive handbook, this covers all the classes of antipsychotics currently available and clearly explains the complex pharmacological mechanisms involved in the actions of the different classes.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Two Key Neurotransmitter Systems 3. Three Dimensions of Pathology in Schizophrenia 4. Causes of Schizophrenia 5. Course of Illness in Schizophrenia 6. Psychopharmacology of Psychoses other then Schizophrenia 7. Classical Neuroleptic Antipsychotics 8. The Clozapine Story 9. Atypical Antipsychotics 10. Extrapyrimidal Effects and the New Antipsychotics 11. Efficacy Improvements and the New Antipsychotics 12. Special Populations
[MD PhD] - Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry