Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology / Edition 4

Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology / Edition 4

by Wayne Hugo Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781759501

ISBN-13: 9780781759502

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written by a preeminent expert on child and adolescent psychopharmacology, the Fourth Edition of this acclaimed reference is a current, authoritative clinical guide to the pediatric use of psychotropic drugs. For each class of drugs, Dr. Green offers practical advice on titration, dosing, maintenance therapy, discontinuation, and management of side effects.

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Written by a preeminent expert on child and adolescent psychopharmacology, the Fourth Edition of this acclaimed reference is a current, authoritative clinical guide to the pediatric use of psychotropic drugs. For each class of drugs, Dr. Green offers practical advice on titration, dosing, maintenance therapy, discontinuation, and management of side effects.

This thoroughly updated edition covers all new drugs and new drug formulations, particularly extended-release and "dextro" stimulant preparations. Dr. Green also reviews recent controlled clinical trials and examines current controversies regarding untoward effects of some drugs. Numerous tables—including a new table on atypical antipsychotics—summarize crucial information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781759502
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

    Section One: General Principles

  1. Introduction
  2. General Principles of Psychopharmacotherapy with Children and Adolescents

    Section Two: Specific Drugs

  3. Introduction
  4. Sympathomimetic Amines and Central Nervous System Stimulants
  5. Antipsychotic Drugs
  6. Antidepressant Drugs
  7. Mood Stabilizers: Lithium Carbonate and Antiepileptics
  8. Antianxiety Drugs
  9. Other Drugs

    References

    Subject Index

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