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Pediatric Psychopharmacology: Fast Facts.


Pediatric psychopharmacology; fast facts.

Connor, Daniel F. and Bruce M. Meltzer.

W.W. Norton


685 pages




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.

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