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Straight Talk on Mental Health Medications, Third Edition

Joseph F Wegmann, R.Ph., LCSW
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Jul 01, 2015
PESI Publishing
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Congratulations to Joe Wegmann, and his book, Psychopharmacology, 3rd Edition, for winning a silver medal at the 2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards for editorial and design excellence in the Professional & Technical Category.

This is the definitive guide and desk reference for healthcare professionals and patients to expand their knowledge in the pharmacological and behavioral treatment of psychosis, anxiety, depression, bipolar, insomnia and ADHD.

  • New to the third edition:
  • DSM-5® and psychotropic medication prescribing
  • New risk factors with antidepressants
  • Anxiety treatment -- what should not be medicated
  • Herbal and other alternative treatments
  • Latest in geriatric psychopharmacology
  • Psychotropic medication discontinuation-safe strategies that work
  • Additive and combination medication protocols
  • Newly released psychiatric medications
  • Dosage Range Charts



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Joe Wegmann The PharmaTherapist; Joe Wegmann Voiceover

Joe Wegmann, RPh, LCSW is a licensed clinical pharmacist and clinical social worker. His diverse professional background in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy affords him a unique perspective on medication management issues. Joe is well known for the practical, relevant, and insightful psychopharmacology seminars he conducts across the country.

He has written 11 books on psychiatric medication management—including the best seller Psychopharmacology: Straight Talk on Mental Health Medications, now in its fourth edition. Joe writes columns, articles, and blogs for his website; as well as Psychology Today, Social Work Today, Woman’s World, and many others. Joe served as adjunct professor of psychopharmacology in the Master of Social Work program at Southern University of New Orleans for 17 years and maintains an active psychotherapy practice specializing in the treatment of depression and anxiety.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Joseph Wegmann is an author for PESI Publishing and receives royalties. 
Non-financial: Joseph Wegmann has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


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