Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology
In the rapidly changing field of pharmacology, it is essential that all those involved in the prescribing or administering of medication to people with mental disorders keep up to date with the latest developments. This book is based on the highly successful course for trainee psychiatrists held twice yearly in Great Britain. Leading psychiatrists
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