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Psychiatry and Substance Abuse

Organizations

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is a medical specialty society of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders.

The American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology's (ASCP) mission is to advance the science and practice of clinical psychopharmacology, promote clinical research of psychiatric disorders, and the delivery of high quality patient care.

National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information(NCADI), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services serves as a resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.

National Institute on Alcohol Use and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Services, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems.

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Services, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services supports research to prevent and treat drug abuse and addiction.

Databases

NCADI (National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information) Databases includes several databases on drug and alcohol information, treatment resources database, and the substance abuse treatment facility database. Bethesda (MD): National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; 1987- .

PsycINFO is an expansive abstracting and indexing database with more than 3 million records devoted to over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals in the behavioral sciences and mental health, making it an ideal discovery and linking tool for scholarly research in a host of disciplines. Washington (DC): American Psychological Association; 1980- .

PubMed.gov from the National Library of Medicine comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE (1946 to date), life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central an open access archive (1809-date), and from publisher websites. Bethesda(MD): National Library of Medicine; 1997-. .

Selected Resources

Chew RH, Hales RE, Yudofsky SC, editors. What Your Patients Needs to Know About Psychiatric Medications. 2nd ed. Washington (DC): American Psychiatric Press; 2009.

Comerford KC, editor. Nursing 2011: Psychiatric and Mental Health Drug Handbook. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Jacobson SA, editor. Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychopharmacology. 2nd ed. Washington (DC): American Psychiatric Association; 2014. 536 p.

Janick PG, Marder SR, Pavuluri MN. Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Klykylo, William M, et al. Green's Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Willams & Wilkins Health; 2014.

Martin A, Scahill L, Kratochvil CJ, editors. Pediatric Psychopharmacology: principles and practice. 2nd ed. Oxford (U.K.): Oxford University Press; 2011.

Mental Health Medications from the National Institute of Mental Health; 2013- .

Ruiz R, Strain E, editors. Lowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse: a comprehensive textbook. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Stahl SM. Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: neuroscientific basis and practical applications. 3rd ed. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2008.

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