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Medication treatment for ADHD

By: jives | March 28th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 72 Comment

Choosing and prescribing the right medications for treating ADHD can be challenging. The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report spoke with Anne Buchanan, DO, Child psychiatrist at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, about her approach. She offers the following tips.When choosing meds, Dr. Buchanan recommends that you: Consider stimulants first

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Author Introduction to The Child Medication Fact Book

By: jives | November 14th , 2018 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 1 Comment

Authors Joshua D. Feder, MD, Elizabeth Tien, MD, and Talia Puzantian, PharmD, BCPP have carefully put together this quick-reference guide. The Child Medication Fact Book is a comprehensive reference resource covering all the important facts, from cost to pharmacokinetics, about the most commonly prescribed medications in child and adolescent psychiat

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Quick Take Video - ADHD in Children and Adolescents

By: jives | November 12th , 2018 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 2 Comment

Editor-in-Chief of The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Dr. Joshua D. Feder, discusses the latest issue about ADHD in children and adolescents. The issue features an expert interview with Mark Katz, MD. https://youtu.be/BKJW647gggU Become a subscriber here.

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Antipsychotics and Aggressive Children With ADHD

By: jives | July 12th , 2018 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 1 Comment

The TOSCA study focused on children with severe ADHD, who also met criteria for oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) or conduct disorder (CD). These children tend not to do as well with stimulants alone and often end up being prescribed antipsychotics, typically second generation antipsychotics (SGA’s). TOSCA was devised to help clinicians determine wh

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