Title

Use of Antidepressants in Children and Adolescents

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry; Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Publication 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.

Source

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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Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Evidence-Based Guide to Antidepressant Medication

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