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Pediatric Psychopharmacology: Fast Facts (Fast Facts)

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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. This new title in the Fast Facts series, full of up-to-date and authoritative information, is a critical resource for all health care professionals working with children and adolescents.Psychiatrists, prescribing psychologists, psychotherapists, pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric neurologists, nurse practitioners, allied mental health professionals, and trainees in these professions are provided with: 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.

Book News Annotation:

Connor (University of Connecticut Health Center) and Meltzer (University of Massachusetts Medical School) review the pharmacodynamics, indications, dosage, metabolism, and interactions of the stimulants, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, and adrenergic agents sometimes prescribed to children and adolescents. The clinical guide then describes the diagnostic features, prevalence, etiology, assessment, and treatment options for ADHD and the tic, mood, psychotic, anxiety, developmental, eating, and sleep disorders encountered in this age group.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Connor (University of Connecticut Health Center) and Meltzer (University of Massachusetts Medical School) review the pharmacodynamics, indications, dosage, metabolism, and interactions of the stimulants, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, and adrenergic agents sometimes prescribed to children and adolescents. The clinical guide then describes the diagnostic features, prevalence, etiology, assessment, and treatment options for ADHD and the tic, mood, psychotic, anxiety, developmental, eating, and sleep disorders encountered in this age group. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This new title in the series, full of up-to-date and authoritative information, is a critical resource for all health care professionals working with children and adolescents.Psychiatrists, prescribing psychologists, psychotherapists, pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric neurologists, nurse practitioners, allied mental health professionals, and trainees in these professions are provided with:

Synopsis:

Thisnew title in the Fast Facts series, full ofup-to-date and authoritative information, is acritical resource for all health careprofessionals working with children andadolescents.Psychiatrists, prescribingpsychologists, psychotherapists, pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatricneurologists, nurse practitioners, allied mental health professionals, and trainees in theseprofessions are provided with: Generalintroductory reviews of the principles ofpediatric psychopharmacology and related patient assessment issues;Detailed discussions of psychiatric medications organized by drugclass;A comprehensive review of childand adolescent psychiatric disorders.Rich background information and clearexplanations of clinical directions for theprescriber and nonprescriber alike.

Authored by two child and adolescent psychiatrists, Pediatric Psychopharmacology provides empirically-based, state-of-the-art knowledge as well as clearpractical guidance regarding assessment, prescription, monitoring, and discontinuation of medications.

About the Author

Daniel F. Connor, M.D., is the Lockean Distinguished Professor in Mental Health Education, Research, and Clinical Improvement, and Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT. He is also the author of Aggression & Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents: Research and Treatment.Bruce M. Meltzer, M.D, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. He is also the Medical Director of Adolescent Continuing Care Services at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393704617
Author:
Connor, Daniel F., M.d.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Connor, Daniel F.
Author:
Meltzer, Bruce M.
Subject:
Psychopharmacology
Subject:
Psychotropic drugs
Subject:
Psychiatry - Psychopharmacology
Subject:
Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Adolescent
Subject:
Child
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General Medicine
Edition Description:
Norton
Series:
Fast Facts
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.2 x 1.5 in 2.25 lb

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Product details 720 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393704617 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This new title in the series, full of up-to-date and authoritative information, is a critical resource for all health care professionals working with children and adolescents.Psychiatrists, prescribing psychologists, psychotherapists, pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric neurologists, nurse practitioners, allied mental health professionals, and trainees in these professions are provided with:
"Synopsis" by , Thisnew title in the Fast Facts series, full ofup-to-date and authoritative information, is acritical resource for all health careprofessionals working with children andadolescents.Psychiatrists, prescribingpsychologists, psychotherapists, pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatricneurologists, nurse practitioners, allied mental health professionals, and trainees in theseprofessions are provided with: Generalintroductory reviews of the principles ofpediatric psychopharmacology and related patient assessment issues;Detailed discussions of psychiatric medications organized by drugclass;A comprehensive review of childand adolescent psychiatric disorders.Rich background information and clearexplanations of clinical directions for theprescriber and nonprescriber alike.

Authored by two child and adolescent psychiatrists, Pediatric Psychopharmacology provides empirically-based, state-of-the-art knowledge as well as clearpractical guidance regarding assessment, prescription, monitoring, and discontinuation of medications.

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