Table of contents for Essential psychopharmacology : neuroscientific basis and practical application / Stephen M. Stahl ; with illustrations by Nancy Muntner.

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1. Principles of chemical neurotransmission
2. Receptors and enzymes as the targets of drug action
3. Special properties of receptors
4. Chemical neurotransmission as the mediator of disease actions
5. Depression and bipolar disorders
6. Classical antidepressants, serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors and noradrenergic reuptake inhibitors
7. Newer antidepressants and mood stabilizers
8. Anxiolytics and sedative-hypnotics
9. Drug treatments for obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder and phobic disorders
10. Psychosis and schizophrenia
11. Antipsychotic agents
12. Cognitive enhancers
13. Psychopharmacology of reward and drugs of abuse
14. Gender and sexual psychopharmacology

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mental illness Chemotherapy, Psychopharmacology, Mental Disorders drug therapy, Central Nervous System drug effects, Psychotropic Drugs pharmacology