Research Updates

Research Update

Should You Be Monitoring Serum Levels of Atypical Antipsychotics in Kids?

For better or worse, we are prescribing atypical antipsychotics more frequently in children. Some of this is due to new FDA indications for kids (autism, psychotic disorders, and bipolar disorder), but much of the increase is driven by off-label use (Tourette’s, ADHD, OCD, depression, conduct disorder and impulse control disorders).

OCD in Kids: CBT, SSRIs, Then What?

When kids come to us with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), we know that first-line treatment is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). But then what? What about the kids who don’t respond to CBT or SSRIs? This research update discusses studies measures, treatments and medications for to take to help your younger OCD patients.

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OCD in Kids: CBT, SSRIs, Then What? [Free Article]

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OCD in Kids: CBT, SSRIs, Then What? [Free Article]

When kids come to us with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), we know that first-line treatment is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). But then what? 

Originally published in CCPR, April 2015, Vol 6, Issue 3. 
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