Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Fourth Edition

Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Fourth Edition

Book - 2016 | Fourth edition.
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Is medication the right choice for treating your child's emotional or behavioral problems? How can you be confident that he or she has been properly diagnosed? What do you need to know to get the most benefits from medication treatment, with the least risk? From leading child psychiatrists Timothy Wilens and Paul Hammerness, this book has already empowered many tens of thousands of parents to make tough decisions and become active, informed managers of their children's care. With clarity and compassion, it explains how medications work; their impact on kids' emotions, personality, school performance, and health; the pros and cons of specific treatment options; and much more. In addition to parents, teachers and other school professionals will find this book an ideal reference.

New in the Fourth Edition:
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.
Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2016]
Edition: Fourth edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781462519859
Branch Call Number: 615.780835 Wil 2016
Characteristics: x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Hammerness, Paul Graves - Author

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