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Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology: a Person-in-Environment Approach
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Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology: a Person-in-Environment Approach

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Dziegielewski, Sophia
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10217-1
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This comprehensive text discusses the major medications used to treat common mental health conditions and offers guidelines on how to best serve clients who are using them

This latest edition provides guidance on many issues that social workers will encounter in practice, including identifying potentially dangerous drug interactions and adverse side effects; improving medication compliance; recognizing the warning signs of drug dependence; and understanding how psychopharmacology can work in conjunction with psychosocial interventions.

Complete with case examples, assessment tools, and treatment plans, this book offers practical insight for social work students and social workers serving clients with mental health conditions. New to this edition are expanded discussions of child and adolescent disorders, engaging discussions of how new drugs are created, approved, and marketed, and a new glossary describing over 150 common medications and herbal remedies.

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  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Dziegielewski, Sophia
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10217-1
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  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 552
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

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