Ethnicity and Psychopharmacology (Review of Psychiatry Series #19) (Paperback)

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By Pedro Ruiz (Editor), John M. Oldham (Editor), Michelle B. Riba (Editor)
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Description


This book addresses relevant theoretical and clinical aspects of ethnopsychopharmacology, with the aim of advancing this growing field well into the twenty-first century. Detailed are the pharmacogenetic, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic mechanisms involved in differing responses to drug treatment among various ethnic groups living in the U.S.

About the Author


Pedro Ruiz, M.D., is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in Houston, Texas.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780880482745
ISBN-10: 0880482745
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publication Date: June 1st, 2000
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Review of Psychiatry Series