Contributors needed for a new American Psychological Association publication: APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology
The APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology (edited by Suzette M. Evans, PhD and Kenneth M. Carpenter, PhD) will provide a working knowledge of basic pharmacology and psychopharmacology in a language suitable for the targeted readership, and summarize the current and emerging research and clinical evidence related to the pharmacologic treatment of mental health disorders. Although psychopharmacology is constantly changing, particularly as new medications emerge, this handbook will provide a solid foundation of the field specifically geared towards psychologists. Our target audience primarily includes established psychology researchers and practitioners, but the Handbook will also be of value to allied social and behavioral scientists, as well as professionals in complementary fields such as clinical social work and mental health counseling. Moreover, psychology graduate students will find the chapters in the Handbook extremely valuable for gaining a sound familiarity with major specialties across the field.
While we have identified contributors for most of the chapters, we are still looking for colleagues willing to write some highly relevant chapters (each is highlighted in BLUE below). This would be an excellent opportunity for an expert in one of the areas below to co-author a chapter with a junior colleague (e.g., graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, junior faculty member). If you are interested in contributing one of these chapters, or have suggestions of other potential contributors with expertise in any of these areas, please contact Suzette Evans directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Part II. Principles and Recommendations for Implementing Psychopharmacology for the Treatment of Psychological Disorders (chapters in Part II will follow a specific outline and focus on DSM-5 criteria for the diagnoses)
1. Pharmacological Treatment of Pain and Pain-Related Disorders
2. Pharmacological Treatment of Sexual Disorders
Part III. Other Topics
1. Future Directions in Theory, Research, Practice and Policy
William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
phone: (859) 257-5383
facsimile: (859) 257-7684
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Department of Behavioral Science
Department of Psychiatry
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology
Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core
University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
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