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The psychopharmacological treatment of youth calls for knowledge and skill in selecting medications and doses appropriate to the developmental stage of children and teens.
- General introductory reviews of the principles of pediatric psychopharmacology and related patient assessment issues;
- Detailed discussions of psychiatric medications organized by drug class;
- A comprehensive review of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
- Rich background information and clear explanations of clinical directions for the prescriber and nonprescriber alike.
Authored by two child and adolescent psychiatrists, Pediatric Psychopharmacology provides empirically-based, state-of-the-art knowledge as well as clear practical guidance regarding assessment, prescription, monitoring, and discontinuation of medications.