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ERIC Number: EJ818838
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Psychopharmacological Treatment Options for Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health: The WHO Essential Medicines Lists
Kutcher, Stan; Murphy, Andrea; Gardner, David
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n10 p1105 Oct 2008
The article examines the World Health Organization's Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and suggests modification for appropriate psychopharmacological treatment of child- and adolescent-onset mental disorders. The EML enlists few of the psychotropic medicines that are useful for the treatment of young people thereby limiting the effectiveness of the treatment for children and youth worldwide.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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