Written by a preeminent expert on child and adolescent psychopharmacology, the Fourth Edition of this acclaimed reference is a current, authoritative clinical guide to the pediatric use of psychotropic drugs. For each class of drugs, Dr. Green offers practical advice on titration, dosing, maintenance therapy, discontinuation, and management of side effects.
This thoroughly updated edition covers all new drugs and new drug formulations, particularly extended-release and "dextro" stimulant preparations. Dr. Green also reviews recent controlled clinical trials and examines current controversies regarding untoward effects of some drugs. Numerous tables—including a new table on atypical antipsychotics—summarize crucial information.