Selected Books for Professionals

Dulcan MK: Helping Parents, Youth, and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems: A Resource Book of Medication Information Handouts, 3rd Edition. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2007
Findling, RL (ed): Clinical Manual of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2008
Hales RE, Yudofsky SC, Gabbard GO (eds): The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th Edition. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2008
Petti TA, Salguero C (eds): Community Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Manual of Clinical Practice and Consultation. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2006
Shaw RJ, DeMaso DR: Clinical Manual of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine: Mental Health Consultation With Physically Ill Children and Adolescents. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2006

Web Sites for Professionals, Patients, and Families

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
Includes “Facts for Families,” brief information sheets on a wide variety of topics in child and family development and mental health

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Psychiatric Association

Autism Society of America

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
Information on child and adolescent mental health and on family mental health resources

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Institute of Mental Health

National Resource Center on AD/HD
A cooperative venture of CHADD and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS)

Parents Med Guide/Physicians Med Guide
Guides offering practical advice to parents of children and adolescents struggling with depression and information to general practitioners and pediatricians on pediatric depression treatment alternatives and the latest science

The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands Adolescent Mental Health Initiative
Mental health site for teens; contains downloadable concise guides on psychiatric disorders in youth for teens, parents, and counselors (see the Mind Zone located on the site's drop-down menu)

Tourette Syndrome Association