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Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple (8th Edition)

Author: John Preston & James Johnson

Course Created: 2016

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 4 hours
3.6 out of 4.0, Based on: 18 reviews

Course Summary

Clinical Psychopharmacology made ridiculously simple provides an overview of clinical psychopharmacology. The course provides information on diagnostics, differential diagnosis, and medication strategies.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • General Principles
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Illness
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Miscellaneous Disorders
  • Over-the-Counter Medications and Dietary Supplement
  • Non-Response and "Breakthrough Symptoms" Algorithms
  • Case Examples
  • Appendix A: History and Personal Data Questionnaire
  • Appendix B: Special Cautions When Taking MAO Inhibitors

Learning Objectives

  • Identify appropriate target symptoms for anti-depressant medications.
  • The participant will demonstrate gain knowledge of bipolar disorder and its treatment.
  • Explain the different types of anxiety and its treatment.
  • Describe the side-effects of antipsychotic medications.


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