Caroline Williams • Sunday All Day
Many questions have arisen lately about the effectiveness of psychopharmacological interventions. Are antidepressants any better than placebo? Why are so many patients prescribed antipsychotics these days? What are the new medications on the market? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this review of psychiatry controversies, current treatment practices, and new medication trends. We’ll review how to use metaphors from daily life to illustrate complex neurological and psychological concepts. You’ll develop skills for helping your clients understand how medications work. You’ll leave with an up-to-date understanding of current prescribing practices for depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, insomnia, AD/AD, and more. You’ll know how to make informed decisions about psychopharmacology treatment and maximize clients’ responses to medicines.
Caroline Williams, Ph.D., M.P., a clinical and medical psychologist, is one of the first providers in the new field of prescribing psychology. She’s clinical director of The Evolution Group in Albuquerque, N.M., and teaches psychopharmacology nationwide.