ERIC Number: ED157234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Pharmacotherapy for Institutionalized Adolescents: Report of a Panel.
Kalogerakis, Michael G., Ed.
Presented are 34 guidelines and related charts developed by a New York panel of experts on psychotherapy with disturbed institutionalized adolescents. The guidelines are organized into general principles, specific indications (acute disturbances subacute, and chronic disturbances), and the patient's rights. Charts include a list of commonly used medications (with generic names, brand names, and pharmacological families), recommended dosage levels, and recommended medication for subgroups of adolescent patients. Conclusions of the panel on the place of drug therapy, its usefulness in the treatment of disorders characterized by violent behavior, the risks, and the patient's rights are briefly discussed. Eight suggested research questions are noted. Appended are questions for discussion and selected references. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Dept. of Mental Hygiene, Albany.
Authoring Institution: N/A