ISBN 978-0-393-70637-6

Kevin T. Kalikow, MD (Author, New York Medical College)

Kids on Meds

Up-to-Date Information About the Most Commonly Prescribed Psychiatric Medications



    1. Getting Started

    2. What’s in a Name?

    3. The Brain

    4. The Life Cycle of a Medicine

    5. Deciding to Use a Medicine

    6. The Stimulants and Other Medicines for ADHD

    7. Antidepressant and Antianxiety Medicines

    8. Antipsychotic Medicines

    9. Mood Stabilizers

    10. Sleep Disorders and Medicines

    11. Pharmacotherapy of Miscellaneous Disorders and Conditions

    12. Alternative Medicines and Treatments

    13. Nonpsychiatric Medicines with Psychiatric Effects

    14.Talking with . . .

    15. Evaluating Risks and Benefits: Problems and Pitfalls

    16. Are Psychiatric Medicines Over- or Underprescribed?