ERIC Number: EJ553888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
An Update on Psychopharmacologic Medication: What Teachers, Clinicians, and Parents Need To Know.
Sweeney, Dwight P.; Forness, Steven R.; Kavale, Kenneth A.; Levitt, Jennifer G.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v33 n1 p4-21 Sep 1997
Discusses the potential uses and abuses of psychopharmacologic therapy with children or adolescents who display learning, emotional, or behavioral disorders. Explores the indications and contraindications of such therapy and enumerates the known side effects of the most frequently prescribed medications, including psychostimulants, antidepressants, antipsychotic agents, and anticonvulsants. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A