Helping Parents, Youth and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems

Helping Parents, Youth and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems : A Resource Book of Medication Information Handouts

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This collection of medication information handouts in print and on CD-ROM is a practical resource for everyday use. Developed at the Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the handouts cover today's most effective pediatric psychopharmacologies for behavioural and emotional disorders. The handouts help reinforce clinical counselling during office visits. In addition they serve as authoritative references for families, with answers to critical questions that come up between monitoring visits.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 224 pages
  • 227.6 x 281.9 x 20.6mm | 707.62g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • VA, United States
  • Re-issue
  • index
  • 1585620416
  • 9781585620418

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"Parents, teachers, and young patients require accurate, up-to-date information about psychotropic agents. This resource book meets this very important need. The handouts are clear, well-written, and extremely practical. The fact that there are handouts that are specifically tailored for parents, youngsters, and teachers will make this book an invaluable resource to the conscientious clinician." - Robert L. Findling, M.D., Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohioshow more

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Introduction for Physicians; Information on the Internet; Selected Additional Reading for Health and Mental Health Professionals; Selected Reading for Parents and Teachers. Medication Information for Parents: Antianxiety Medication - Benzodiazepines; Antianxiety Medication - Buspar (Buspirone); Anticonvulsants; Antihistamines; Beta-Blockers; Catapres (Clondine) and Tenex (Guanfacine); Desyrel (Trazodone) and Serzone (Nefazodone); Effexor (Venlafaxine); Lithium; Neuroleptics and Similar Medications; Remeron (Mirtazepine); Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs); Stimulants; Tricyclic Antidepressants; Wellbutrin (Bupropion). Medication Information for Youth: Antianxiety Medications; Mantidepressants - SSRIs and Atypicals; Tricyclic Antidepresants; Beta-Blockers; Anticonvulsants; Catapres (Clondine) and Tenex (Guanfacine); Lithium; Neuroleptics and Similar Medications; Stimulants. Mediaction Information for Teachers: Antianxiety Medication - Benzodiazepines; Antianxiety Medication - Buspar (Buspirone); Anticonvulsants; Antihistamines; Beta-Blockers; Capapres (Clondine) and Tenex (Guanfacine); Desyrel (Trazodone) and Serzone (Nefazodone); Effexor (Venlafaxine); Lithium; Neuroleptics and Similar Medications; Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs); Stimulants; Tricyclic Antidepressants; Wellbutrin (Bupropion).show more

About Mina K. Dulcan

Mina K. Dulcan, M.D., is Head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Margaret C. Osterman Professor of Child Psychiatry at Children's Memorial Hospital, Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. Claudia Lizarralde, M.D., is Chief Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident at Children's Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois.show more

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