Higher Education

Psychotherapist's Resource on Psychiatric Medications: Issues of Treatment and Referral, 2nd Edition

  • George Buelow University of Southern Mississippi
  • Suzanne Hebert University of Southern Mississippi
  • Sidne Buelow
  • ISBN-10: 0534357032  |  ISBN-13: 9780534357030
  • 192 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1995
  • © 2000 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $135.75



This is a concise and easily accessible introduction for psychotherapists to the treatment and referral issues that surround commonly prescribed psychiatric drugs. It provides an overview of psychopharmacology as it affects therapists' work with clients who are already using psychiatric medications or who potentially should be.

Table of Contents

1. Psychotherapists and Psychiatric Medicines.
2. How Medications Function in the Body and the Brain: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.
3. Depression and Antidepressants; Bipolar Disorder and Lithium.
4. Anxiety and the Anxiolytics; Sleep Disorders and the Hypnotics.
5. Psychosis and the Antipsychotics.
6. Pain and the Analgesics.
Medications Index.

Efficacy and Outcomes


"Easy to read and concise . . . an excellent introduction to the uses and value of psychiatric medications . . . extremely helpful case studies and Internet resources."

— Riley Venable, University of Phoenix

Meet the Author

Author Bio

George Buelow

George Buelow is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. His doctorate was earned at the University of Oregon.

Suzanne Hebert

(R.Ph.) (M.S., University of Southern Mississippi)

Sidne Buelow

Sidne Buelow works at the Clearview Chemical Dependence Treatment Center.