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Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology

ISBN-10: 0781759501

ISBN-13: 9780781759502

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Wayne Hugo Green

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List price: $91.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
Preface to the First Edition
General Principles
Introduction
General Principles of Psychopharmacotherapy with Children and Adolescents
Psychiatric Diagnosis and Psychopharmacotherapy
Current Psychiatric Diagnostic Nomenclature
Diagnosis and Target Symptoms
Special Aspects of Child Psychopharmacotherapy
Maturational/Developmental Issues
Relationship to the Patient's Family or Caregivers
Explaining Medication to the Child or Adolescent
Medicolegal Aspects of Medicating Children and Adolescents
Baseline Assessments Prior to Initiation of Medication
Physical Examination
Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures
Baseline Behavioral Assessment
Medicating the Patient: Selecting the Initial and Subsequent Medications
Drug Interactions
Regulating the Medication
Adverse Effects (Side Effects)
Monitoring of Serum Levels of Drugs and/or of Their Metabolites
Length of Time to Continue Medication
Specific Drugs
Introduction
Placebos
Evaluating Research Studies
Specific Drug Treatments
Sympathomimetic Amines and Central Nervous System Stimulants
Introduction
Methylphenidate and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Pharmacokinetics of Stimulants
Standard Stimulant Preparations Compared with Long-Acting or Sustained-Release Forms
Contraindications for Stimulant Administration
Interactions of Stimulants with Other Drugs
Methylphenidate and Clonidine
Adverse Effects of Stimulants
Rebound Effects of Stimulants
Stimulants' Relationship to Tics and Tourette's Disorder
Stimulant Drugs Approved for Use in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride (Ritalin, Ritalin LA, Ritalin-SR, Methylin, Methylin ER, Metadate, Metadate ER, Concerta, Daytrana)
Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride (Focalin; Focalin-XR)
Amphetamine Sulfate: Dextroamphetamine Sulfate (Dexedrine); Mixed Amphetamine Salts (Adderall)
Adderall
Caffeine
Magnesium Pemoline (Cylert)
First Generation/Typical Antipsychotic Drugs
Introduction
Antipsychotic Drugs in the Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders
Pharmacokinetics of Antipsychotic Drugs
Contraindications for the Administration of Antipsychotic Drugs
Interactions of Antipsychotic Drugs with Other Medications
Untoward Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs
Agranulocytosis
Untoward Cognitive Effects
Extrapyramidal Syndromes
Representative first generation/typical Antipsychotic Drugs
Considerations About Dosage
First Generation/typical Antipsychotic Drugs
Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride (Thorazine)
Thioridazine Hydrochloride (Mellaril)
Trifluoperazine Hydrochloride (Stelazine, Vesprin)
Haloperidol (Haldol)
Thiothixene (Navane)
Loxapine Succinate (Loxitane)
Molindone Hydrochloride (Moban)
Fluphenazine Hydrochloride (Prolixin, Permitil)
Pimozide (Orap)
Second Generation/Atypical and Other Antipsychotic Drugs
"Atypical" Antipsychotic Drugs
Clozapine (Clozaril)
Risperidone (Risperdal)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
Quetiapine Fumarate (Seroquel)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)
Ziprasidone Hydrochloride (Geodon)
Antidepressant Drugs
Introduction
Suicidal Risk and Antidepressants
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Indications for Tricyclic Antidepressants in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Pharmacokinetics of Tricyclic Antidepressants
Tricyclic Antidepressant Discontinuation/Withdrawal Syndrome
Contraindications for Tricyclic Antidepressant Administration
Interactions of Tricyclic Antidepressants with Other Drugs
Untoward Effects of Tricyclic Antidepressants
Tricyclic Antidepressants in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Imipramine Hydrochloride (Tofranil), Imipramine Pamoate (Tofranil-PM)
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride (Pamelor)
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (Elavil, Endep)
Desipramine Hydrochloride (Norpramin, Pertofrane)
Clomipramine Hydrochloride (Anafranil)
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
Fluoxetine Hydrochloride (Prozac, Sarafem)
Sertraline Hydrochloride (Zoloft)
Paroxetine Hydrochloride (Paxil); Paroxetine Mesylate (Pexeva)
Fluvoxamine Maleate (Luvox)
Citalopram Hydrobromide (Celexa)
Escitalopram Oxalate (Lexapro)
Other Antidepressants
Trazodone Hydrochloride (Desyrel)
Bupropion Hydrochloride (Wellbutrin, Zyban)
Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SSNRIs)
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride (Effexor)
Mirtazapine (Remeron)
Duloxetine Hydrochloride (Cymbalta)
Selective Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride (Strattera)
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Special Considerations in Using MAOIs
Contraindications for Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor Administration
Interactions of MAOIs with Other Drugs
Untoward Effects of MAOIs
Reports of Interest
Mood Stabilizers: Lithium Carbonate and Antiepileptics
Lithium Carbonate
Pharmacokinetics of Lithium Carbonate
Contraindications for Lithium Carbonate Administration
Interactions of Lithium Carbonate with Other Drugs
Lithium Toxicity
Untoward Effects of Lithium Carbonate
Premedication Workup and Periodic Monitoring for Lithium Treatment
Periodic Monitoring
Reports of Interest
Antiepileptics/Mood Stabilizers
Valproic Acid (Depakene); Divalproex Sodium (Valproic Acid and Valproate Sodium [Depakote; Depacon])
Carbamazepine (Tegretol; Carbatrol, Equetro)
Phenytoin, Diphenylhydantoin (Dilantin)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal)
Topiramate (Topamax)
Antianxiety Drugs
Benzodiazepines
Contraindications for Benzodiazepine Administration
Interactions of Benzodiazepines with Other Drugs
Untoward Effects of Benzodiazepines
Use of Benzodiazepines in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
Diazepam (Valium)
Alprazolam (Xanax)
Clonazepam (Klonopin)
Azaspirodecanediones
Buspirone Hydrochloride (Buspar)
Other Drugs
Antihistamines
Contraindications for Antihistamine Administration
Interactions of Antihistamines with Other Drugs
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Benadryl)
Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride (Atarax), Hydroxyzine Pamoate (Vistaril)
Opiate Antagonists
Naltrexone Hydrochloride (Trexan, Revia)
Beta-Adrenergic Blockers
Propranolol Hydrochloride (Inderal)
Pindolol (Visken)
Alpha-Adrenergic Agonists
Clonidine Hydrochloride (Catapres), Clonidine (Catapres-Transdermal Therapeutic System)
Guanfacine Hydrochloride (Tenex)
Barbiturates and Hypnotics
References
Index