N. Bradley Keele – Decoding Psychopharmacology: A Prescription for Improved Clinical Practice
Courses Content :
- N. Bradley Keele
- 5 Hours 55 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Oct 12, 2017
|Manual – Decoding Psychopharmacology (2.70 MB)||136 Pages||Available after Purchase|
THE “NUTS AND BOLTS” OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
- Preclinical and clinical trials
- FDA approved and off-label use
HOW THE NERVOUS SYSTEM WORKS
- Neurons: building blocks of brain and behavior
- Neurotransmission: transmitters and receptors
SEDATIVE-HYPNOTICS, ANXIOLYTIC, AND ANTICONVULSANT MEDICATIONS
- Benzodiazepines and barbiturates
- New research findings in behavioral methods that permanently extinguish fear
- Tricyclics and SSRIs
- SNRIs and new generation Antidepressants
- Depression is not a “chemical imbalance”: The neurogenic hypothesis
- New research on the short-term Antidepressant effect of ketamine (aka “Special K”)
- When should Antidepressants be continued indefinitely?
- Can quality of life improve in treatment-resistant OCD?
- Lithium carbonate
- Anticonvulsants as mood stabilizers
- Should Bipolar illness be classified as a thought disorder?
- Atypical antipsychotics
- Everything we think we know about schizophrenia is wrong
- The physiology and pharmacology of pain
- Non-opiate treatment of pain
- Opiates and the crisis of dependence
ETHICS AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
- Drugs and society
- Is the DSM-5® hindering the hunt for new medications?
- Should children and adolescents be prescribed antidepressants?
- Elderly clients
- Schizophrenia, Bipolar, or Schizoaffective? Does treatment depend on diagnosis?
- Childhood depression
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N. Bradley (Brad) Keele, Ph.D., is Associate Chair of the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Baylor University. He has more than 20 years of experience teaching psychopharmacology to both graduate and undergraduate students. Prior to coming to Baylor in 1998, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
Brad is an expert on the neurobiology of complex emotional behaviors such as fear and anxiety disorders and depression. His research lab, with support from the NIH, examines pharmacological and physiological mechanisms involved in emotional behavior and psychopathology. He has published over 25 peer-reviewed, primary research papers, and book chapters, and has made presentations at several dozen national scientific meetings. Brad earned his B.S. degree in psychology from Baylor, and his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Brad is a dynamic and energetic speaker who weaves together empirical findings with everyday examples. His audience (especially his students) appreciates his natural ability to present psychopharmacology in a friendly and practical manner. Brad is passionate about providing behavioral health care providers with practical information that is easy to understand, improving the lives of people living with mental health problems.
Financial: N. Bradley Keele is an associate professor at Baylor University. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: N. Bradley Keele has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.