This essential reference provides information about the pharmacological agents used for the treatment and management of psychological and psychiatric disorders defined by the DSM-IV. It includes "must know" information about the various pharmacological agents all in one place. This resource includes pharmacological information such as the effects on neurotransmitters on brain functioning, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics.. It identifies which agents are used to treat which aspects of the disorders, side effects, adverse responses, and goals of treatment. This comprehensive reference includes valuable information in an easy-to-use format.