Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Primary Care

by Dr. Mark A Riddle, M.D., Dr. Rebecca A. Baum, M.D., Susan dosReis, PhD & others
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Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics

Publication Date: November 28, 2018

ISBN: 9781610023122

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Completely updated and revised, the second edition provides primary care physicians with practice-tested, condition-specific treatment recommendations for various childhood mental disorders. Obtain clear guidance on dosing, monitoring, and potential adverse reactions of psychotropic medications for treatment of common psychiatric disorders and mental health or behavioral problems in children and adolescents.
 
This simple, systematic approach defines discrete levels of psychotropics and spells out group-specific roles and responsibilities in accord with AAP policies. Plus, an included digital tool offers instant access to authoritative answers on specific conditions and medications.
 
TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Conceptual framework for prescribing psychotropic drugs
  • Medications for specific diagnoses: ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression
  • US Food and Drug Administration-Approved antipsychotics and mood stabilizers and all other medications
  • What to do when treatment is unsuccessful