Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Primary Care
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN 10: 1610021991
ISBN 13: 978-1610021999
This simple, systematic approach defines discrete levels of psychotropics and spells out group-specific roles and responsibilities in accord with AAP policies. Plus, an included digital tool offers instant access to authoritative answers on specific conditions and medications.
Includes bonus digital tool!
Get instant answers on specific conditions and medications!
- Conceptual framework for prescribing psychotropic drugs
- Medications for specific diagnoses: ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression
- US Food and Drug Administration-Approved antipsychotics and mood stabilizers and all other medications
- What to do when treatment is unsuccessful
Sam Kohn, MD, FAAP
Asheville Children's Medical Center, NC
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 57, Number 8, August 2018.
"This is an excellent resource and I am confident primary care clinicians will find it incredibly helpful in their practice. This edition contains updated guidelines and prescribing regulations and provides online access to additional resources and information."
Maria Alcocer Alkureishi, MD
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Doody's Book ReviewTM
About the Author
Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP, has spent more than 35 years in pediatric primary care, public health, administration, and medical teaching. Her special interests include mental health services in pediatric primary care and school settings, access to health care for underserved populations, primary care of children with special health care needs, and residency training in mental health, community pediatrics, and advocacy.
Dr Foy received her bachelor of arts from Wellesley College and her doctorate of medicine from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at University of North Carolina hospitals. She has held several academic positions and is currently professor of pediatrics at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and medical director of the Northwest Community Care Network (a regional network of North Carolina Medicaid providers). She is active in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), having served as chair of the AAP Task Force on Mental Health from 2004 to 2010 and currently serving as past chair of the AAP National Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health; member of the AAP Mental Health Leadership Work Group, and member of the AAP Board of Directors. Roles in other organizations have included the presidency of the North Carolina Pediatric Society (North Carolina Chapter of the AAP) from 1998 to 2000 and cofounder and director of the School Health Alliance for Forsyth County from 1999 to 2011.