Incorporating the latest developments in pharmacology and therapy, this fully revised Second Edition is an ideal quick reference for those who prescribe psychotrophic drugs for young people. New and notable features include: discussions of new drugs and health supplements; revised diagnostic terminology that accords with current DSM-IV nomenclature; reports on anti-epileptic medications; guidelines for the appropriate use of psychoactive medications; and instruction on the monitoring of physical, behavioral, and cognitive effects of various drugs. The handy spiral format makes the book easy to use.Substance use disorders, as defined by the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ... and continuing substance use despite knowledge of physical or psychological problems likely caused or exacerbated by ... While rates vary, similar trends have been found in studies of Canadian youtha and in descriptions of general patterns of ... Eighth graders are generally 13 and 14 years old, 10th graders are 15 and 16 years old, and 12th graders are 17 and 18anbsp;...
|Title||:||Practitioner’s Guide to Psychoactive Drugs for Children and Adolescents|
|Author||:||John Scott Werry, Michael G. Aman|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-29|