Now in its fourth edition, Helping Parents and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems is an extremely useful and user-friendly compendium of information sheets for parents and teachers of children and adolescents who are being prescribed medications for psychiatric disorders. The book is designed for a diverse audience of psychiatrists, pediatricians, and neurologists, as well as for schools, therapists, and libraries. Individual information sheets on specific medications prescribed for the child or adolescent patient can be downloaded, printed, and given to parents and teachers to help them understand the drug's purpose, possible side effects, potential interactions with food and medications, and other factors. This new edition has been thoroughly updated, and the number of drugs covered has been expanded by more than 20% over the previous edition. Written in an accessible style that laypeople will find easy to understand, Helping Parents and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems provides accurate and timely information that promotes understanding and helps ensure patient adherence and safety.Olanzapine is used to treat psychosis, such as in schizophrenia, mania, or very severe depression. ... that are not there); delusions (troubling beliefs that other people do not share); agitation; and very unusual thinking, speech, and behavior.
|Title||:||Helping Parents and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems|
|Author||:||Edited by Mina K. Dulcan M.D., Rachel R. Ballard M.D.|
|Publisher||:||American Psychiatric Pub - 2015-03-20|