Considerations When Prescribing Psychotropic Medications
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 9, Number 4, May 2018
Mark Chenven, MD
Private practice child and adolescent psychiatrist, San Diego, CA
Dr. Chenven has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
How do you approach using psychotropic medications for children and adolescents? Most parents do not want to start medications. I empathize with them, which then makes it possible to move together toward medications when indicated.