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ERIC Number: EJ855188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Practice Parameter on the Use of Psychotropic Medication in Children and Adolescents
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n9 p961 Sep 2009
The appropriate and safe use of psychotropic medications in children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders is discussed. Best practices principles include completing a psychiatric and medical evaluation, creating a treatment and monitoring plan, and educating the patient and family about the disorder and the treatment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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