Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Revised Edition

ISBN-10: 1572309458

ISBN-13: 9781572309456

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Timothy E. Wilens

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Updating and expanding his popular guide, Timothy Wilens provides essential advice for parents facing tough choices about whether or not to give a child medication for emotional or behavioural problems.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 6/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

What Every Parent Should Know about Psychiatric Medications for Children
The Preliminaries: Building a Foundation of Knowledge
The Psychopharmacological Evaluation: Finding Out What's Wrong
The Diagnosis and Treatment Plan: Laying Out a Strategy to Help Your Child
Treatment and Beyond: Collaborating in Your Child's Ongoing Care
Common Childhood Psychiatric Disorders
Attentional and Disruptive Behavioral Disorders
Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders
The Mood Disorders
Anxiety-Related Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Disorders of Known Medical and Neurological Origin
Other Mental Health Disturbances Affecting Children and Adolescents
The Psychotropic Medications
The Stimulants and Nonstimulants for ADHD
The Antidepressants
The Mood Stabilizers
The Anxiety-Breaking Medications
The Antihypertensives
The Antipsychotics
Medications for Sleep, Bedwetting, and Other Problems
Representative Medication Preparations and Sizes Used for the Treatment of Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Example of a Completed Medication Log
Medication Log
About the Author
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