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The Social Worker and Psychotropic Medication: Toward Effective Collaboration with Mental Health Clients, Families, and Providers, 3d ed.


The social worker and psychotropic medication; toward effective collaboration with mental health clients, families, and providers, 3d ed.

Bentley, Kia J. and Joseph Walsh.

Brooks/Cole Publishing


332 pages




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.

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