who take medications, and help you develop clearer guidelines for your collaborations with clients’ psychiatrists and primary care physicians. You’ll get an overview of such topics as the latest research on SSRIs and other antidepressants, the role of medications in treating childhood onset bipolar disorder, major depression, and bipolar spectrum disorders; guidelines for working with AD/HD; and the role of psychotropic drugs in protecting and healing the brain. You’ll leave with a greater understanding of the possibilities--and the limitations--of pharmacological treatments, and more appreciation of the need for integrated approaches that combine the use of medications and psychotherapy.
John Preston, Psy.D., A.B.P.P., professor emeritus at Alliant International University, is the author of 21 books, his most recent being Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple, 6th edition, with James Johnson. To learn more, visit http://www.psyd-fx.com.