Authors/Editor: Trivedi, H.K.; Kershner, J.D.
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 98
Do you want to know how to structure your practice so that it can function smoothly even when a child is seen in crisis? This handbook can help you with that. Ever wonder whether a child should get a trial of therapy before starting medications? This handbook will help you figure that out. Ever wonder which medicine to start, at what dose, how to titrate it, what to tell parents, and how to manage it? It will help you with that as well. Ever wonder which rating scale would be good to monitor a child’s progress? Done.
Developed and written jointly by child psychiatrists and pediatricians working in unison, this is the handbook that you have been waiting for. In an age of FDA black box warnings and concern regarding high risk behaviors in youth, this is the handbook that places practical, easily accessible, and clinically useful information at your fingertips.
Practical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Primary Care