Practitioner’s Guide to Psychoactive Drugs for Children and Adolescents

  • John Scott Werry
  • Michael G. Aman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. General Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. James William Paxton, Michael Dragunow
      Pages 23-50
    3. Kenneth D. Gadow
      Pages 51-67
    4. Alan J. Zametkin, Emily M. Yamada
      Pages 69-97
    5. Ronald Schouten, Kenneth S. Duckworth
      Pages 165-181
    6. Kelly Botteron, Barbara Geller
      Pages 183-209
  3. Specific Drugs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Russell A. Barkley, George J. DuPaul, Daniel F. Connor
      Pages 213-247
    3. John O. Viesselman
      Pages 249-296
    4. Monique Ernst, Richard P. Malone, Amy B. Rowan, Regina George, Nilda M. Gonzalez, Raul R. Silva
      Pages 297-327
    5. Andrea Eisner, Jon McClellan
      Pages 329-353
    6. Eileen P. G. Vining, Richard O. Carpenter, Michael G. Aman
      Pages 355-385
    7. L. Eugene Arnold, Igor Janke, Brent Waters, Antony Milch
      Pages 387-412
    8. C. Keith Conners, Elizabeth P. Sparrow
      Pages 413-432
    9. John Scott Werry, Michael G. Aman
      Pages 433-469
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 471-502

About this book


Incorporating the latest developments in pharmacology and therapy, this fully revised Second Edition is an ideal quick reference for those who prescribe psychotrophic drugs for young people. New and notable features include:
  • discussions of new drugs and health supplements;
  • revised diagnostic terminology that accords with current DSM-IV nomenclature;
  • reports on anti-epileptic medications;
  • guidelines for the appropriate use of psychoactive medications;
  • and instruction on the monitoring of physical, behavioral, and cognitive effects of various drugs.
The handy spiral format makes the book easy to use.


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Editors and affiliations

  • John Scott Werry
    • 1
  • Michael G. Aman
    • 2
  1. 1.Emeritus Professor of PsychiatryUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Psychology and PsychiatryThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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