The Practice of Medical Psychology in an RxP State: New Opportunities for Comprehensive Pediatric Care

  • Darlyne G. Nemeth
  • Sandra Franz
  • Emma Kruger
  • Maydel M. Schexnayder


Psychologists and pediatricians have enjoyed a robust collegial relationship for many years. Primary areas of pediatrician collaboration have included, but are not limited to, general medical concerns, oncology, and neurology. Primary areas of psychological collaboration have included, but are not limited to, learning and attentional problems, affective and behavioral problems, enuresis and/or encopresis, trichotillomania, mental retardation, pervasive development disorders, eating disorders, parent–child interaction difficulties, and brain-behavior dysfunction/trauma.


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Eating Disorder Mood Stabilizer Pediatric Neurologist Mild Head Injury 
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The authors wish to thank the following staff members at The Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana, LLC for their assistance: Ms. Taighlor Whittington, and Mrs. Traci Olivier.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Darlyne G. Nemeth
    • 1
  • Sandra Franz
  • Emma Kruger
  • Maydel M. Schexnayder
  1. 1.Neuropsychology Center of LouisianaBaton RougeUSA

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