The Second Edition of Pharmacotherapy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders contains new and expanded chapters on combination therapy
current social, ethical, and legal issues surrounding the administration of psychostimulants and antidepressants to children and teenagers
serotonin reuptake inhibitors and discusses
techniques to select the most appropriate drug and dosing schedule
methods to adjust safely and tailor medical treatments for children during various stages of growth and development
the effect of psychoactive drugs on cardiac function Offering nearly 3000 contemporary references to facilitate further research, Pharmacotherapy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders, Second Edition is a timely and authoritative guide suitable for psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, pharmaceutical and behavioral scientists, clinical neurologists, primary care physicians, social workers, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.