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Children on Medication Volume II
Epilepsy, Emotional Disturbance, and Adolescent Disorders





ISBN 9781138593831
Published August 15, 2020 by Routledge
284 Pages

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First published in 1986. The primary purpose of this book is to provide information about the use of medication for several childhood disorders that require long-term treatment. It is the author’s expectation that this information will allow caregivers to make better decisions about the use of medication. This title also examines the importance of evaluating various aspects when medicating a child, including their characteristics, their family situation, and school setting.

Table of Contents

Foreword Robert L. Sprague;  Foreword Michael Bender;  Acknowledgments;  1. Fundamental Concepts of Pharmacotherapy: An Overview  2. Seizure Disorders  3. Seizure Disorders: Early Childhood and Mental Retardation  4. Emotional Disturbance  5. Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders  6. Other Disorders;  Appendices;  Glossary;  Author Index;  Subject Index

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Kenneth D. Gadow’s, Ph.D. current research interests include the validation of psychiatric syndromes in children with autism spectrum disorder, psychopatholgy in youth with perinatally acquired HIV, assessment instruments for psychiatric syndromes, models of pathogenesis, ADHD, aggression, Tourette syndrome, and psychopharmacology.