Introduction to School Psychopharmacology
School Psychopharmacology: Translating Research into Practice uniquely contributes to the child psychopharmacology literature via its focus on service sector coordination, an emphasis on school-related medication treatment outcomes, a review of medication evaluations specific to the school context, and through its use of case study examples from the educational setting. This edited book brings together the latest in school psychopharmacology-related research and practice from experts across the fields of school psychology, clinical psychology, and child psychiatry. This introductory chapter reviews the importance of school psychopharmacology within the mental health treatment of children and adolescents and a preview of each chapter is presented.
KeywordsSchool psychopharmacology Psychotropic medication School-aged Integrated care Evidence-based interventions Side effects
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