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Learning Resources

Required Readings

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadocks synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

· Chapter 23, Emergency Psychiatric Medicine” (pp. 785790)

· Chapter 31, Child Psychiatry” (pp. 12261253)

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

· Bipolar and Related Disorders”

Note: You will access this book from the Walden Library databases.

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescribers Guide: Stahls Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

To access information on the following medications, click on The Prescribers Guide, 5th Ed. tab on the Stahl Online website and select the appropriate medication.

Review the following medications:

Reversal of benzodiazepine effects

· flumazenil

Aggression

Behavioral problems

Cataplexy syndrome

clozapine propranolol zuclopenthixol

aripiprazole asenapine chlorpromazine haloperidol iloperidone lurasidone olanzapine paliperidone quetiapine risperidone ziprasidone

clomipramine imipramine sodium oxybate

Catatonia

Extrapyramidal side effects

Mania

alprazolam chlordiazepoxide clonazepam clorazepate diazepam estazolam flunitrazepam flurazepam loflazepate lorazepam midazolam oxazepam quazepam temazepam triazolam

benztropine diphenhydramine trihexyphenidyl

alprazolam (adjunct) aripiprazole asenapine carbamazepine chlorpromazine clonazepam (adjunct) iloperidone lamotrigine levetiracetam lithium lorazepam (adjunct) lurasidone olanzapine quetiapine risperidone sertindole valproate (divalproex) ziprasidone zotepine

Note: Many of these medications are FDA approved for adults only. Some are FDA approved for disorders in children and adolescents. Many are used off label” for the disorders examined in this week. As you read the Stahl drug monographs, focus your attention on FDA approvals for children/adolescents (including ages” for which the medication is approved, if applicable) and further note which drugs are off label.”

Optional Resources

Thapar, A., Pine, D. S., Leckman, J. F., Scott, S., Snowling, M. J., & Taylor, E. A. (2015). Rutters child and adolescent psychiatry (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell.

· Chapter 50, Provision of Intensive Treatment: Intensive Outreach, Day Units, and In-Patient Units” (pp. 648664)

· Chapter 64, Suicidal Behavior and Self-Harm” (pp. 893912)

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