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    • Introduction

    • The Brain, the Autonomic Nervous System, and Neurotransmitters: A Brief Review

    • How Drugs Interact with the Body and Brain: Pharmacodynamics

    • Pharmacokinetics: Drugs and Time

    • Non-prescription Drugs: Three Common Means of Self-Medication

    • Drugs to Manage Mood Disorders

    • Drugs to Manage Psychosis

    • Drugs to Manage Neurological Disorders

    • Combining Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy

    • Summary and Conclusions

    • Web-based Resources

    • References

    • Post-Test: A Primer of Psychopharmacology for Clinicians

    • Program Evaluation