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Should you medicate your child"s mind?

a child psychiatrist makes sense of whether to give kids psychiatric medication

by Elizabeth J. Roberts

  • 82 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Marlowe & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemotherapy,
  • Pediatric psychopharmacology,
  • Child psychopathology,
  • Behavior disorders in children

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-259) and indexes.

    StatementElizabeth J. Roberts ; foreword by Drew Ross .
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ504.7 .R63 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 279 p. :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749596M
    ISBN 101569243336
    ISBN 109781569243336
    LC Control Number2006002720
    OCLC/WorldCa63195931

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      It’s a terrible decision to have to make; to medicate your child. Pauline Napier Fears have also been raised over other side effects of .   Your ADHD Child: What Can You Expect From Medications Joshua Z. Rosenthal, M.D.* Stacy, a charming and precocious 8-year-old, paced around my office and fiddled with the pens on my desk as her mother rattled off the list of what she .

    When your child's face starts to crinkle and redden in that telltale way, open a book or offer to go on a walk to the park before it can escalate into a full-blown tantrum. Sometimes, humor is the Author: Stephanie Watson. You may want to help your child brainstorm possible acts of kindness to try at school. (If necessary, warn your child against giving away money .


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Before you get caught up in the wild success stories of the next miracle drug, or start diagnosing your child based on posts you have read on the Internet, please read this book. Roberts does an excellent job of cutting through all the hype surrounding children's psychiatric medications and popular diagnosis' and really educates the reader 5/5(3).

Dr. Roberts is the author of the book: "Should you Medicate Your Childs Mind?" She has appeared on the Oprah Show, and numerous other television programs and radio shows. For more information on that, check out my article: Reasons Why YOU SHOULD Medicate Your Child.

There are many valid reasons to consider consulting with a pediatrician, Primary Care Physician (PCP), child and adolescent psychiatrist, or other mental health providers if your child is having symptoms of a mental health issue.

Child in Mind Promoting children's healthy development. Claudia M. Gold, M.D., is a pediatrician and fellow in the University of Massachusetts Boston Infant Parent Mental Health Post. Medication is not always the answer and since your child is academically doing well, the teacher should not have suggested that you medicate your kid.

That being said, if your sons focus could be sharpened with medications, then keep an open mind. ASK FOR INPUT: “Mary, I need your help. Do you think the medicine is helping your brakes work better. How about your filters. Maybe we need to speak to the doctor about adjusting the amount you take.” The more your child understands the purpose of medication and how it works, the more likely she is to cooperate.

It depends on how ‘ADHD’ is your child ADHD. I am seeing that sometimes ADHD is being diagnosed and treated with medication in children before they start to exhibit real maladaptive behaviours, just based on personality characteristics and someone. Try Through Your Child’s Eyes to experience what it’s like to have learning and thinking differences.

Use Parenting Coach to find age-specific strategies to manage your child’s social, emotional and behavioral challenges.

And find out what to do if your child was recently diagnosed with ADHD. Any opinions, views, information and other Author: Amy Ciarlo.

Making the decision whether to medicate your child. The decision to medicate or not medicate a child is a personal one, or a parental one. I would recommend that you always maximize a child’s input in this discussion, even though many children often do not see the big picture or have this decision-making ability.

They at least need to be heard. Take Your Time. Each parent — and child — comes to the question of medication with different assumptions. My strong advice is to take your time, honor your feelings, and find a doctor who will remain patient, a professional who will provide information — not hurried commands — as you wrestle with your decision.

These medicines affect the mind, but the mind is very much part of the body. “We do a very complete physical just about every time they come in,” Dr.

Greenberg said, to make sure the medicine. Someone else said to get a second opinion. However, as a person who had their ADHD diagnosed at the age of 26, I can tell you something that not many treatment-resistant parents think of.

It's not your fault, but adult diagnosed ADHDers will almos. Children act out for different reasons. The first step to dealing with tantrums, meltdowns and defiance is to understand what’s bothering a child. We’ve put together the information and articles below to help you explore the best way to handle behavior problems in children.

You’ll find information on potential causes of disruptive. If you have concerns about your child's behavior, it's important to tell the pediatrician about your concerns.

A report published by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health found that many parents aren’t bringing up emotional and behavioral issues with the pediatrician.

You do not need to nor should you tolerate verbal or physical abuse (nor should your adult child). You may have to say 'I love you.

I'm here if you want help, but I will not allow you to berate me.You and your child’s physician conclude that your child should take medication, but your spouse says no. You and your spouse agree on medication, but your mom or dad, or an in-law, voices strong disapproval. You are divorced, and your ex refuses to .To make an accurate diagnosis, a clinician should collect information from several people who have observed your child, including you, other caregivers, and teachers.

Parents and teachers should be asked to fill out a rating scale, such as the SNAP, the Child Behavior Checklist, or Connor’s Checklist, to capture an accurate assessment of the Author: Sal Pietro.