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Resource Guide:
Psychopharmacology

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
PharmacologyRM1-950
Drug prescribing RM138
Prescription writingRM139
Misuse of therapeutic drugs.RM146-146.7
Administration of drugs and other therapeutic agentsRM147-180
Diet therapyRM214-258
Vitamin therapy RM259
Chemotherapy RM260-263
Drugs and their actions RM300-666
Nonprescription drugsRM671-671.5
Patent medicines RM671-671.5

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Adolescent psychopharmacology
  • Behavioral toxicology
  • Cocaine--Psychological aspects
  • Experimental psychopharmacology
  • Geriatric psychopharmacology
  • Learning--Effect of drugs on
  • Memory--Effect of drugs on
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Pediatric psychopharmacology
  • Insulin--Psychotropic effects
  • Copper--Psychotropic effects
  • Schizophrenia--Chemotherapy
  • Depression, Mental--Chemotherapy
  • Alprazolam
  • Clozapine
  • Fluoxetine
  • Hydroxytryptophan

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Before Prozac: the troubled history of mood disorders in psychiatryRC 537 .S52 2008
Handbook of child and adolescent drug and substance abuse : pharmacological, developmental, and clinical considerationsREF RJ 506 .D78 P34 2012
Understanding and treating depression : ways to find hope and helpRC 537 .N93 2008
Your brain on food : how chemicals control your thoughts and feelingsRM 315 .W46 2010
Moodswing, the third revolution in psychiatryRC 516 .F45
The chemistry of mind-altering drugs : history, pharmacology and cultural contextRM 315 .P435 1996
Drugs and societyRM 301 .W58 1988
Controlling the use of therapeutic drugs : an international comparisonRA 401 .A1 C66

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology
  • Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience
  • Brown University Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Update

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.