Title

Use of Antidepressants in Children and Adolescents

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry; Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Date

1-1-2012

Document Type

Book Chapter

Disciplines

Mental Disorders | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

In this chapter, we review the developmental considerations that are necessary when prescribing antidepressant medications for children and a discussion of the background and challenges of conducting psychotropic medication trials in children and adolescents.

Comments

Citation: Ahn, M., Yakutis, L., Frazier, JA. (2012). Use of antidepressants in children and adolescents. In Rothschild, A. (Ed), The Evidence-Based Guide to Antidepressant Medications. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., p. 189-225.

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