Since its FDA approval in 2002, Atomoxetine (brand name Strattera) has become a second or third line option (after stimulants and sometimes after central alpha agonists) for ADHD in both children and adults. Does it work? Listen and find out!
Psychotic disorders in children and adolescents include a range of neuropsychiatric problems related to the multitude of underlying neurophysiological differences and the problems created by these differences. Chief among these are cognitive impacts. This interview helps outline and give guidance for managing these cognitive problems related to both.
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