Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple [NOOK Book]

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Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple is the only resource parents and professionals need to consult for the most up-to-date information on medications for the treatment of children and teens suffering from psychological disorders.

Fully revised and updated, this second edition offers new research and information on psychoactive medications for autism, ADHD, child-onset bipolar disorder, and a variety of other common psychological conditions. Also ...

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Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple

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Overview


Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple is the only resource parents and professionals need to consult for the most up-to-date information on medications for the treatment of children and teens suffering from psychological disorders.

Fully revised and updated, this second edition offers new research and information on psychoactive medications for autism, ADHD, child-onset bipolar disorder, and a variety of other common psychological conditions. Also included are fact sheets that clearly delineate frequently prescribed medications for each disorder along with medication side effects and signs of toxicity.

For each psychological disorder, the book offers:

  • Current diagnostic criteria
  • Treatment indications and contraindications
  • Medication information
  • Help for monitoring, evaluating, and following up with patients

John D. Preston, Psy.D., ABPP, is professor emeritus at Alliant International University in Sacramento, CA, and has also served on the faculty of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and the Professional School of Psychology, San Francisco. He has authored twenty books in the areas of psychotherapy, neurobiology, and psychopharmacology, and coauthored Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple and Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists. Preston is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and has lectured internationally.

John H. O'Neal, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist at Kaiser Sacramento Medical Center and assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He was in private practice for over twenty years and is past chief of the Department of Psychiatry at Sutter Community Hospitals in Sacramento, CA. O'Neal is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and lectures on depression and psychopharmacology to mental health professionals, self-help organizations, and the public. He is coauthor of Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists.

Mary C. Talaga, R.Ph., Ph.D., is administrative services leader for Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Operations, Northern California Region. She has been a pharmacist for over thirty years, with specialization in psychiatric pharmacy. Talaga has practiced in a variety of clinical settings and provides training and mentoring to health care professionals as well as general education to patients and consumers. She is coauthor of Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608825639
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 168
  • File size: 2 MB

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John D. Preston, PsyD, ABPP

is professor emeritus at Alliant International University in Sacramento, CA, and has also served on the faculty of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and the Professional School of Psychology, San Francisco. He has authored twenty books in the areas of psychotherapy, neurobiology, and psychopharmacology, and coauthored Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple and Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists. Preston is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and has lectured internationally.


Mary C. Talaga, R.Ph., PhD, is administrative services leader for Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Operations, Northern California Region. She has been a pharmacist for over thirty years, with specialization in psychiatric pharmacy. Talaga has practiced in a variety of clinical settings and provides training and mentoring to health care professionals as well as general education to patients and consumers. She is coauthor of Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists.


John H. O'Neal, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist at Kaiser Sacramento Medical Center and assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He was in private practice for over twenty years and is past chief of the Department of Psychiatry at Sutter Community Hospitals in Sacramento, CA. O'Neal is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and lectures on depression and psychopharmacology to mental health professionals, self-help organizations, and the public. He is coauthor of Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2014

    Brief retread of psychiatric policies lacking in some areas.

    This book provides very brief descriptions of mental health diagnoses with a focus on the minimum, must-know facts for lay practitioners. Unfortunately, it skimps on important details regarding differential diagnosis and varieties of treatment in its effort to provide simplistic, manualized, medicalized treatments. Perhaps it could serve as an introductory text for one beginning studies of these disorders; it is insufficient for those with real investment in the field.

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