citing studies from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the New England Journal of Medicine)); see also AACAP
Practice Parameters, supra note 24, at 903 (discussing research reviews of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments and noting "the superiority of the stimulant over the nondrug treatment").
Although the Supreme Court discusses the AACAP
amici in Roper (52)
As noted by the AACAP
website, "medication may be prescribed for hyperactivity or distractibility" (2007, [paragraph] 5).
Practice guidelines suggest that the assessment of ADHD should include a clinical interview conducted with the child and parent, information from the child's school about academic, behavioral, and social functioning, screening for comorbid conditions, and standardized, norm-referenced ratings from parents and teachers (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2000; Pliszka & AACAP
Work Group on Quality Issues, 2007).
Additional strategies for CCE interviews, drawing on AACAP
(1997), ACA (2005), AMHCA (2010), APA (2010), and AFCC (2006) guidelines, are as follows:
Although the AACAP
practice parameters are currently under revision, "we wanted something different in approach and a bit more independent," Dr.
A randomised, double-blind, multicentre, parallel-group, placebo- and active-controlled, dose-optimisation, safety and efficacy study in 336 children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years (data from this study were publicly disclosed on October 21st at the AACAP
congress 2011 in Toronto)
recommends the following when communicating with children after a disaster:
According to the AACAP
, professional advice or treatment for children affected by such an event can help prevent or minimize PTSD, so they advise concerned parents to seek a referral from their pediatricians or family doctors to a child and adolescent psychiatrist.
Ann Childress as part of AACAP
symposium #13, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
For more information, see the AACAP
Scientific Proceedings or contact Cogmed (www.
To obtain a complete list of topics, send your request, with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to AACAP
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