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Depression in Children

The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them. Depressive Disorder often presents with irritability in children. Part of this information is presented with the permission of Christopher Petersen of The Penn State College of Medicine. The information presented at this site is for general use only and is not intended to provide personal advice or substitute for the advice of a qualified professional. If you have questions about the information presented here, please consult a physician, the resources listed or other professional in your area.

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Medicating Children with Psychiatric Drugs

Published Online Tue, 18 Jan 2011 20:00:00, To the Best of My Knowledge at WPSU Public Broadcasting, Penn State University Penn State President Graham Spanier’s monthly call-in program featured this program on medication involving children.  "Both the number of...

Teens Contemplate Suicide

3 million U.S. Teens Contemplate Suicide WASHINGTON (Reuters) --Three million American teens have thought seriously about or even attempted suicide, a government survey released Sunday showed. More than 13 percent of young Americans between 14 and 17 years of age...

Children and Psychiatric Medication – a multimodal presentation

Children's Medications - a multimodal presentation A Presentation from  Penn State College of Medicine Supported in part by an advocacy grant from The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2005 - 2008 Chrome browser users may need the IE-On-Chrome...

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