Nassir Ghaemi

Clinical Psychopharmacology Principles and Practice

Clinical Psychopharmacology offers a comprehensive guide to clinical practice that explores two major aspects of the field: the clinical research that exists to guide clinical practice of psychopharmacology, and the application of that knowledge with attention to the individualized aspects of clinical practice.

Selected Works

Clinical Psychiatry
A new textbook on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Psychiatry, psychology
Depression is complex, and we need guides to help us understand it, guides who comprehend it existentially as part of normal human experience and clinically as sometimes needing the right kind of treatment, including medications. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
History/Psychiatry/Psychology
An investigation into the surprisingly deep correlation between mental illness and successful leadership, as seen through some of history’s greatest politicians, generals, and businesspeople. Penguin Press, 2011.
Ideas in psychiatry
A sequel and successor to The Concepts, the first book length critique of the BPS model. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
A comprehensive survey of psychiatric thinking. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
Clinical psychiatry
Accessible and clinically relevant, this book describes statistical concepts in plain English with minimal mathematical content. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
A clinical handbook about the diagnosis and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. Wolters Kluwer, First edition 2003, Second edition 2008.

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