Section I: Basic Psychopharmacology Chapter 1: A New Psychopharmacology Nomenclature Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Neurobiology Chapter 3: Fundamental Psychotropic Drug Structures and Mechanisms Section II: Clinical Research Concepts for Psychopharmacology Chapter 4: The Limitations of Clinical Experience Chapter 5: Evidence-based Medicine: Pro and Con Chapter 6: Maintenance Treatment Designs:
Winner of the 2020 Prose Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychology by the Association of American Publishers
S.Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at Tufts University School of Medicine, and a Lecturer on Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also Director of Translational Medicine-Neuroscience at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Ghaemi has been active in clinical psychopharmacology practice and research for over two decades, with specialization in depression and bipolar illness. He holds degrees in philosophy and public health, and is a highly published scientific investigator.
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