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Here are some interesting titles on psychiatry, psychotropic medication, and common psychiatric disorders that occur in childhood and adolescence.

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Background Reading
 

Genome...

Genome, The Autobiography of a Species in 23 chapters by Matt Ridley

Half empty...

Half Empty Half Full, Understanding the Psychological Roots of Optimism, Susan C. Vaughan, M.D.

Living with...

Living With Our Genes by Dean Hamer and Peter Copeland

Man's Search...

Man's Search for Meaning by Victor E. Frankl

An unquiet ...

An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison


 

Attention Deficit Disorder
 

Driven to ...

Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.

The explosive ...

The Explosive Child : A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, 'Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene

Ritalin Nation ...

Ritalin Nation: Rapid-fire Culture and the Transformation of Human Consciousness by Richard J. DeGrandpre


 

Bipolar Disorder
 

The Bipolar Child ...

The Bipolar Child : The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder by Demitri F. Papolos MD, et al

Bipolar Disorder ...

Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach by David J. Miklowitz

Bipolar Disorder ...

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) by Francis Mark Mondimore

Bipolar Puzzle ...

Bipolar Puzzle Solution: A Mental Health Client's Perspective: 187 Answers to Questions Asked by Support Group Members About Living With Manic-depressive Illness. by Bryan L.Court, Gerald E. Nelson


 

Child Psychiatry
 

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Haunted Children : Rethinking Medication of Common Psychological Disorders (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology) by Arthur F. Roemmelt.


 

Depression

A Mood Apart ...

A Mood Apart: The Thinker's Guide to Emotion and Its Disorders by Peter C. Whybrow.

Overcoming ...

Overcoming Depression by Paul Gilbert

Overcoming ...

Overcoming Depression, Demitri Papolos, M.D. and Janice Papolos


 

Medications
 

Beyond Ritalin ...

Beyond Ritalin: Facts About Medication and Other Strategies for Helping Children, Adolescents, and Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders by Stephen W., Phd Garber, et al.

Prozac: Panacea ...

Prozac : Panacea or Pandora? the Rest of the Story on the New Class of Ssri Antidepressants Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Lovan, Luvox & More. by Ann B. Tracy,

Ritalin: Theory ...

Ritalin: Theory and Practice by LawrenceGreenhill and Betty B. Osman

Running on ...

Running on Ritalin : A Physician Reflects on Children, Society, and Performance in a Pill by Lawrence H. Diller.

Straight Talk ...

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids by Timothy E. Wilens, M.D.

Treating Mental ...

Treating Mental Disorders: A Guide to What Works by Peter E. Nathan, et al.

What You Need ...

What You Need to Know About Ritalin by James Shaya, et al


 

Non Verbal Learning Disorder
 

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Star Shaped Pegs, Square Holes, Non Verbal Learning Disorders and the Growing Up Years, by Kathy Allen, M.A., published by Unicycle Press, 1076 Lynn Street, Livermore, CA 94550 (1996)

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The Non Verbal Learning Disorder Guide, by Rondalyn Varney Whitney, MOT.,OTR.
To order: rondalyn@aol.com or (408) 557-8598.

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The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorder, by Sue Thompson, Oct. 1997

Teaching Your Child ...

Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success by Marshall P. Duke, et al


 

Parenting
 

The explosive ...

The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

Power Parenting ...

Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors by Grad L., Ph.D Flick, Harvey C. Parker

Treating the Tough ...

Treating the Tough Adolescent by Scott P. Sells

Your Adolescent ...

Your Adolescent by David B. Pruitt (Editor), Virginia Q. Anthony, M.D.

Your Child ...

Your Child: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Childhood Development from Birth to Preadolescence by David B. Pruitt (Editor)


 

Sensory Integration

The Out-of-Sync Child

The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction by Carol Stock Kranowitz


 

Social Disorders and Asperger Syndrome
 

Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome by Ami Klin (Editor), et al.


 

Other Resources

The Insider's Guide ...

The Insider's Guide to Mental Health Resources Online, 2000/2001 Edition by John M. Grohol

 

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