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Green's Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology / Edition 5
     

Green's Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology / Edition 5

by Rick Bowers, Julia Jackson, Christina Weston
 

ISBN-10: 1451107145

ISBN-13: 9781451107142

Pub. Date: 10/14/2013

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


 The ideal quick reference for the busy mental health clinician seeing younger patients, the Fifth Edition of Green’s Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopathology has been fully revised by a new team of authors active in clinical practice and resident education.  A trusted reference in the field, Green’s continues to provide practical

Overview


 The ideal quick reference for the busy mental health clinician seeing younger patients, the Fifth Edition of Green’s Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopathology has been fully revised by a new team of authors active in clinical practice and resident education.  A trusted reference in the field, Green’s continues to provide practical and balanced information on the full range of medications used to treat mental health disorders in children and adolescents.

 This rapid reference delivers…
• Detailed coverage of medication usage—including both FDA-approved and evidence-based off-label uses.
• Precautions and warnings help readers avoid prescribing errors and adverse drug interactions.
• Emphasis on recent and highly used medications, with older and less often used agents grouped in an Appendix.
• Convenient, reader-friendly organization makes essential information easy to find and use.

 NEW to the Fifth Edition…
• Increased focus on medication effects and cost-effectiveness
• New information on cardiac function and risk factors in patients taking stimulants
• Long-term suicide risks associated with SSRIs
• Longer term outcomes of major depression treatment
• Use of anticonvulsant medications in patients with bipolar disorder
• Weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451107142
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/14/2013
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
740,684
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Preface to the First Edition xi

Section 1 General Principles

1 Introduction 3

2 General Principles of Psychopharmacotherapy with Children and Adolescents 6

Section 2 Specific Drugs

3 Introduction 45

4 Sympathomimetic Amines, Central Nervous System Stimulants, and Executive Function Agents 52

5 First-Generation/Typical Antipsychotic Drugs 113

6 Second-Generation/Atypical and Other Antipsychotic Drugs 134

7 Antidepressant Drugs 186

8 Mood Stabilizers: Lithium Carbonate and Antiepileptics 258

9 Antianxiety Drugs 302

10 Other Drugs 318

Appendix Uncommonly or Rarely Prescribed Drugs 333

References 361

Index 400

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