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Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids
Third Edition

Timothy E. Wilens

325 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
September 2008
ISBN 978-1-59385-842-1
Cat. #5842
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March 2011
ISBN 978-1-60623-839-4
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I. What Every Parent Should Know about Psychiatric Medications for Children

1. The Preliminaries: Building a Foundation of Knowledge

2. The Psychopharmacological Evaluation: Finding Out What's Wrong

3. The Diagnosis and Treatment Plan: Laying Out a Strategy to Help Your Child

4. Treatment and Beyond: Collaborating in Your Child's Ongoing Care

II. Common Childhood Psychiatric Disorders

5. Attentional and Disruptive Behavioral Disorders

6. Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

7. The Mood Disorders

8. Anxiety-Related Disorders

9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

10. Disorders of Known Medical and Neurological Origin

11. Other Mental Health Disturbances Affecting Children and Adolescents

III. The Psychotropic Medications

12. The Stimulants and Nonstimulants for ADHD

13. The Antidepressants

14. The Mood Stabilizers

15. The Anxiety-Breaking Medications

16. The Antihypertensives

17. The Antipsychotics

18. Medications for Sleep, Bedwetting, and Other Problems

Appendix: Representative Medication Preparations and Sizes Used for the Treatment of Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Disorders; Example of a Completed Medication Log; Medication Log; Resources

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