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Experts Search for Meds to Help Youth with DMDD

With little research being directly conducted on children with disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, clinicians look to other disorders characterized by irritability symptoms for clues on how best to treat the disorder.


Amantadine: A Review of Use in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

To review published literature regarding the pharmacology and use of amantadine in child and adolescent psychiatry.

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Amantadine for Treatment of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Symptoms

Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology VOL. 29, NO.8  Advanced Pediatric Psychopharmacology

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Efficacy and Tolerability of Adjunctive Lacosamide in Pediatric Patients with Focal Seizures

To evaluate efficacy and tolerability of adjunctive lacosamide in children and adolescents with uncontrolled focal (partial-onset) seizures.


Should You Use an Anticonvulsant to Treat Impulsivity and Aggression?

Carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine.

Double-blind, placebo-controlled trials and case studies of carbamazepine have shown mixed results. In contrast, oxcarbazepine has been found to significantly decrease aggressive behavior

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Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Amantadine in the Treatment of Children with Autism

To test the hypothesis that amantadine hydrochloride is a safe and effective treatment for behavioral disturbances—for example, hyperactivity and irritability in children with autism.


Scientific Posters

Clinical findings presented at medical conferences.


Guide to Organic Syndromes

A brief discussion of the frontal lobe, temporal lobe, right hemisphere, and left hemisphere syndromes.

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Outline of Medication Rationale

Neuropsychopharmacologic Rationale: Outline of the Medication Regime.

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Potential Impact of Amantadine on Aggression in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury

To assess the effects of amantadine on anger and aggression among individuals with a chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Adjunctive Amantadine Treatment

Amantadine has a growing body of evidence for the treatment of aggressive behavior in patients with traumatic brain injury, autism spectrum disorder, and developmental disability.

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Developing Treatment Strategies