March 06, 2006

Recommended Reading: Books

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D. (Harper Collins Publishers, 1998)

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids by Timothy E. Wilens, M.D. (The Guilford Press, 1999)

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, Bipolar, And More!: The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals by Martin L., M.D. Kutscher

If Your Adolescent Has Schizophrenia : An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative) by Raquel E. Gur and Ann Braden Johnson

Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology by Stanley Kutcher, M.D. (W.B. Saunders Co., 1997)

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder (Revised and Expanded Edition) by Demitri Papolos, M.D., and Janice Papolos (Broadway Books, 2002)

DSM-IV Training Guide For Diagnosis Of Childhood Disorders
by Judith L., M.D. Rapoport, Deborah R., M.A. Ismond (1996)

A Research Agenda for DSM-V, ed. David Kupfer, M.D., et al, from the American Psychiatric Association (2002).

Teaching the Tiger - A Handbook for Individuals Involved in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorders, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder" by Marilyn P., Ph.D. Dornbush, Sheryl K. Pruitt;

Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Consumers, and Providers (4th Edition) -- by E. Fuller Torrey

A Mood Apart by Peter Whybrow, M.D. (Harper Collins, l997).

The Omega-3 Connection by Andrew L. Stoll, M.D., (Simon & Shuster, New York, 2001).

Out of the Shadows: Confronting America's Mental Illness Crisis by E. Fuller Torrey, M.D. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997)

Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with Bipolar Disorder: Innovative parenting and counseling techniques for helping children with bipolar disorder and the conditions that may occur with it by George Lynn (2001)

Uniquely Gifted: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Twice-Exceptional Studentby Kay Kiesa, Kiesa Kay (July 2000)

When You Worry about the Child you Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children by Edward Hallowell, M.D. (Simon & Schuster,1996)

Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder - What it is and how to overcome it by Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. (The Guilford Press, l993)

I Am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help! ...A Practical Guide for Families and Therapists by Xavier Amador with Anna-Lisa Johanson (Vida Press, 2000).

The Invisible Plague: The Rise of mental Illness from 1750 to the Present by E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., Judy Miller

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Help for Children and Adolescents by Mitzi Waltz (O'Reilly, 2000)

The Thyroid Sourcebook 2nd ed., by M. Sara Rosenthal (Lowell House, l996)

Childhood Schizophrenia by Shiela Cantor, M.D. (Guilford Press 1988)

"Children with Schizophrenia" Noble, Devyn and Lenz,Sandy.
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, 1995. ISBN 0-9695567-3-X
(From D.Webs: This is a 98 page spiral-bound book written in a style that is easy to ready and very helpful for families and other people interested in learning about schizophrenia in children and youth. Useful to give a teacher.
Order from:
Education Services Room 0601
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
10230-111 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 0B7

Telephone (780) 471- 7912
Cost is $ 12.00 Candaian dollars plus $5.00 for shipping

Glenrose also has a 25 minute videotape about "Childhood Schizophrenia". Cost is listed as $99.00 Canadian.

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