John D. Preston, PsyD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist, and author or coauthor of twenty books. He is professor emeritus
of psychology at Alliant International University, and has also served on the faculty of the UC Davis School of Medicine.
He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He is the recipient of the Mental Health Association's President's
Award for contributions to the mental health professions, and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.John H.
O'Neal, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been in private practice since 1977. He is past chief of the department
of psychiatry at Sutter Community Hospital in Sacramento, CA. He is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the UC Davis
School of Medicine, and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He lectures on depression and psychopharmacology
to mental health professionals, employee assistance programs, and the public. O'Neal received his master's in clinical psychology
from Harvard University, and doctor of medicine from the University of Washington.Mary C. Talaga, RPh, PhD, has been a pharmacist
for thirty-nine years, with specialization in psychiatric pharmacy and pharmacy administration. She has extensive experience
in health care, and has practiced in a variety of clinical settings. Over her career, she has contributed to the development
of best practice guidelines, and has promoted collaborative care models. She has provided training and mentoring to health
care professionals, and education to patients and consumers.Bret A. Moore, PsyD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical and prescribing
psychologist in San Antonio, TX. Over the past twelve years, he has taught graduate-level courses in clinical psychopharmacology
for multiple universities and colleges. He is the recipient of the Educator of the Year award from the American Society for
the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy, and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association.