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Author Kalikow, Kevin T.

Title Kids on meds : up-to-date information about the most commonly prescribed psychiatric medications / Kevin T. Kalikow.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.928918 K124k 2011    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxiii, 411 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-380) and index.
Contents Getting started -- What's in a name? -- The brain -- The life cycle of a medicine -- Deciding to use a medicine -- The stimulants and other medicines for ADHD -- Antidepressant and antianxiety medicines -- Antipsychotic medicines -- Mood stabilizers -- Sleep disorders and medicines -- Pharmacotherapy of miscellaneous disorders and conditions -- Alternative medicines and treatments -- Nonpsychiatric medicines with psychiatric effects -- Talking with... -- Evaluating risks and benefits: problems and pitfalls -- Are psychiatric medicines over- or underprescribed?
Subject Pediatric psychopharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychotropic Drugs -- therapeutic use.
Mental Disorders -- drug therapy.
ISBN 9780393706376 (hardcover)
0393706370 (hardcover)

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