Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids

Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids

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"When a child is struggling with an emotional or behavioral problem, parents face many difficult decisions. Is medication the right choice? What about side effects? How long will medication be needed? In this authoritative guide, leading child psychiatrists Drs. Timothy Wilens and Paul Hammerness explain the nuts and bolts of psychiatric medications--from how they work and potential risks to their impact on a child's emotions, school performance, personality, and health. Extensively revised to include the latest information about medications and their uses, the fourth edition is even more accessible, and includes pullouts, bulleted lists, and "take home points" highlighting critical facts. In addition to parents, this is an ideal reference for teachers and other school professionals"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, [2016]
Edition: Fourth edition
ISBN: 9781462525874
9781462519859
Branch Call Number: 615.78083 W647s 2016
Characteristics: x, 342 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hammerness, Paul Graves - Author

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