Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents

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Fully updated and expanded, and now in full color with intuitive icons throughout, packed with its unique comparison charts, and with patient / caregiver handoutsas printable PDFs - the widely acclaimed reference to psychotropic medications inchildren and adolescents is now more quser-friendlyq than ever!Many psychotropic drugs are used to treat childhood and adolescent mental illnesson the basis of efficacy in adults, despite not being currently approved for use in theyoung. The lack of approval does not necessarily reflect lack of safety or efficacy, but it does reflect a lack of controlled studies. The Clinical Handbook of PsychotropicDrugs for Children a Adolescents is a unique resource to help you make the rightchoice for younger patients:* Independent, unbiased, evidence-based, clinically relevant* Based on independent published literature, including randomized controlled trials, open and double-blind studies, pharmacokinetic trials, cohort trials, case series, and case reports, as well as the experience of leading clinical experts* Includes monograph statements regarding use of each drug in children andadolescents* Shows approved and nonapproved indications for children and adolescents, aswell as for adults* Dosage comparisons based on scientific data* Unique comparison charts, handouts for patients/caregivers, and much morePractice guideline and resources for treatment of patients with substance use disorders, 2nd ed. Am J Psychiatry ... guidelines. Toronto, ON: Author, 2011. ... The American Psychiatric Publishing textbook of substance abuse treatment (4th ed.).

Title:Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents
Author:Dean Elbe, Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, Adil S. Virani, Ric M. Procyshyn
Publisher:Hogrefe Publishing - 2014-04-30


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