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27 - Child psych treatments

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EMI

Options:

Family therapy

Lithium

Methylphenidate

Parent training

Paroxetine

Lead in:

Choose one appropriate treatment.

24) A 4 year old thrown out of nursery for attacking other children

25) A 17 year old with an order stopping him returning home due to explosive violence against parents

26) An 11 year old diagnosis as hyperkinetic disorder by a psychologist

family therapy, parent training and good old methylphenidate..pls dont ask me why... when ever i think before answering i get it wrong!!!

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EMI

Options:

Family therapy

Lithium

Methylphenidate

Parent training

Paroxetine

Lead in:

Choose one appropriate treatment.

24) A 4 year old thrown out of nursery for attacking other children

25) A 17 year old with an order stopping him returning home due to explosive violence against parents

26) An 11 year old diagnosis as hyperkinetic disorder by a psychologist

[highlight]family therapy, parent training and good old methylphenidate[/highlight]..pls dont ask me why... when ever i think before answering i get it wrong!!!

I thought parent training, family therapy and ritalin as answers.

What is parent training got to do with a 17 yr old chap ??

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when psychologist makes a diagnosis ypu dont use ritalin/methylphenidate

a psychiatric diagnosis is essential before drugs are prescribed

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when psychologist makes a diagnosis ypu dont use ritalin/methylphenidate

a psychiatric diagnosis is essential before drugs are prescribed

Dude, I'm not sure whether u have done ur CAMHS or not. But where I did my placement, Psychologists do take active role in seeing new pts, and giving them diagnosis etc and later discuss that in the team meetings with psychiatrist around.

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I would go for parent training,family therapy and methylphenidate.

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Family therapy is useful in CD for people between 11-18yrs old(SPMM)

so I guess

Parental training,Family therapy and MP would be the ans with the above info.

However the question seems incomplete

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