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Author Whitaker, Leighton

Title Pharmacological Treatment of College Students with Psychological Problems
Published London : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (517 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; About the Contributors; Foreword; Preface; PART I: ISSUES AND CONCERNS; Chapter 1. Forces Pushing Prescription Psychotropic Drugs in College Mental Health; Chapter 2. The Escalating Use of Medications by College Students: What Are They Telling Us, What Are We Telling Them?; Chapter 3. Matters of Substance: Students' Voices; Chapter 4. The Current Status of Prescribing Psychiatric Drugs for College Students: A Nascent Science or a SNAFU?; Chapter 5. Reality Check: What Science Has to Tell Us About Psychiatric Drugs and Their Long-Term Effects
PART II: MODELS OF EVIDENCE-SUPPORTED CURRENT PRACTICESChapter 6. Combined Psychotherapy/Medication Treatment: The Valpo Model; Chapter 7. The Pharmacological Treatment of Depression in College Age Students: Some Principles and Precautions; Chapter 8. Does Adding Medication to Psychotherapy for Depression Improve or Worsen Outcome?; Chapter 9. Helping Individuals Withdraw from Psychiatric Drugs; Chapter 10. The Fall and Rise of Resilience: Prevention and Holistic Treatment of Depression Among College Students; PART III: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Summary Get valuable insights into best practices and procedures for treatment Mental health practitioners across the country are increasingly treating students by combining the use of psychotropic medication with psychotherapy. Pharmacological Treatment of College Students with Psychological Problems explores in detail this uncritically accepted exponential expansion of the practice. Leading psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers discuss the crucial questions and problems encountered in this widespread practice, and also present specific and differing models of combined therapy. T
Notes Chapter 11. The Big Picture and What Can Be Done to Improve ItIndex
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Subject Adolescent psychopharmacology -- United States.
Chemotherapy -- Utilization -- United States.
College students -- Mental health -- United States.
Mental illness -- Chemotherapy -- United States.
Psychotropic drugs -- Therapeutic use -- United States.
Psychotropic drugs -- United States.
Students -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Cooper, Stewart
ISBN 1317954459 (electronic bk.)
9781317954453 (electronic bk.)