TOC: 2010-10 October

Oct 22, 2010

SPECIAL REPORT: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PYCHIATRY Keys to Success in ADHD Treatment Clinicians who treat children with ADHD face a challenging conundrum. Although our understanding of ADHD and its evidence-based treatments has increased significantly in recent years, the number of successful treatment outcomes has not.

October 2010 Issue of Psychiatric Times

CATEGORY 1 CME ARTICLE

COVER STORIES

CLINICAL

COMMENTARY

SPECIAL REPORT: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PYCHIATRY Keys to Success in ADHD Treatment

Clinicians who treat children with ADHD face a challenging conundrum. Although our understanding of ADHD and its evidence-based treatments has increased significantly in recent years, the number of successful treatment outcomes has not.

The Impact of Screen Media on Children

In essence, screen media constitute neurologically potent, arousing input to the developing brain. Unlike conventional toxins, their effects are mediated by sense organs. However, they have demonstrable effects on brain activity, and on behavior and function.

Update on Autism

Autism is demanding increased attention by professional and lay audiences; prevalence seems to be increasing. There are differing opinions about whether the increase is due to greater recognition and reporting, diagnostic expansion and substitution, or increasing acceptability.

What the Future Holds

This is both an exciting and challenging time to be a child and adolescent psychiatrist. New findings are changing our knowledge of childhood psychopathology. This Special Report discusses current developments in diagnosis, treatments, and problems for children and adolescents.

POETRY OF THE TIMES

PSYCHIATRY AND THE LAW

BOOK REVIEW

WINDOWS

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY

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