In many cases these conditions can be improved and their negative effects reduced with the thoughtful use of medications.
This book provides instructions and directions how to more clearly define, monitor and measure changes that occur during any form of treatment. Pharmacological treatment of a child is best achieved through a collaborative effort between the prescribing clinician and a parent or guardian.
These methods and associated software applications have been developed by DCC Publishing and the Child Psychopharmacology Institute (CPI).
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Managing, Monitoring and Improving Your Child's Response to Medication 1
Chapter 1 When Children Need Medications 7
Chapter 2 Managing and Monitoring Treatment Response 33
Chapter 3 ADHD Case Example 38
Chapter 4 Depression, Anxiety and Enuresis Case Example 47
Chapter 5 Mood Disorder and Multiple Medications 56
Chapter 6 Depression and Obsessive Compulsive Traits 77
Chapter 7 Parent Methods, Tips and Special Topics 86
Chapter 8 Biological Interventions and Psychotropic Medications 111