By Hendren, Robert L.; Reeve, Alya
This quantity of articles makes a speciality of the more and more very important but debatable subject of psychopharmacologic therapy for adolescent emotional and behavioral issues. It starts off with a pragmatic "when and the way to medicate" instruction for basic care physicians after which follows with concise, entire experiences of medicines used to regard the key problems obvious in a baby and kinfolk perform together with substance abuse and complimentary and substitute treatments. Read more...
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Consultation with a child and adolescent psychiatrist may be needed to confirm the diagnosis of the child or adolescent who is suspected of being depressed. Information about assessment (and treatment) of various psychiatric disorders can be found in other articles in this volume. See Article 3: Pharmacotherapy of Inattention and ADHD in Adolescents, and Article 4: Impulsivity, Irritability, Depression: Antidepressants. Early Determinants of Need for Referral Youth with attention, anxiety, or mood problems may be experiencing specific environmental stressors.
The other 2 nonstimulant treatments for ADHD approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are alpha-2 noradrenergic agonists, and both were initially developed for treating other medical conditions, including hypertension.
There is no diagnostic test for ADHD, and response to stimulant medication is no indication of the presence or absence of the disorder. Diagnosis is typically made based on history and clinical interviews (usually with the custodial parent), supplemented with instruments such as behavior rating scales and structured or semistructured diagnostic interviews. Psychological testing is not required, but it is recommended to screen for learning disorders and for low intellectual functioning and to gain understanding into what might be expected of a child in terms of academic performance were ADHD not present.