ERIC Number: EJ831662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
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Pharmacotherapy of Pediatric Insomnia
Owens, Judith A.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n2 p99 Feb 2009
General guidelines for the use of medication to treat pediatric insomnia are presented. It should be noted that medication is not the first treatment choice and should be viewed within the context of a more comprehensive treatment plan. The pharmacological and clinical properties of over the counter medications and FDA-approved insomnia drugs are discussed.
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Sleep, Drug Therapy, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Child Behavior, Child Health
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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