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Psychopharmacology of the Developmental Disabilities

  • Michael G. Aman
  • Nirbhay N. Singh

Part of the Disorders of Human Learning, Behavior, and Communication book series (HUMAN LEARNING)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Gregory Stores
    Pages 101-118
  3. Mark Chandler, C. T. Gualtieri, Jeffrey J. Fahs
    Pages 119-145
  4. Michael G. Aman, Nirbhay N. Singh
    Pages 168-196
  5. Gerald S. Golden
    Pages 197-215
  6. John S. Werry
    Pages 239-245
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 247-277

About this book

Introduction

Psychopharmacology of the Developmental Disabilities explores the use of psychotropic and antiepileptic medications in developmentally disabled patients. A distinguished group of international experts offers comprehensive coverage of traditional psychotropic as well as novel pharmacological agents, antiepileptic drugs, and diet and vitamin treatments. Issues related to litigation, measurement of blood levels, tardive dyskinesia, and behavioral pharmacology are discussed in detail. Psychopharmacology of the Developmental Disabilities provides an excellent overview of what is known about psychoactive drugs and an awareness of the principal social and medical issues posed by these agents.

Keywords

drug pharmacology psychopharmacology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael G. Aman
    • 1
  • Nirbhay N. Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Nisonger Center for Mental RetardationThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Educational Research Services CenterDe KalbUSA

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