We encourage you to utilize the resources at www.medscape.com
[registration is free]. This site has information relevant to
most medical specialties. The psychiatry, family practice, and
pediatric sections can be very helpful to parents and patients
who need more information about a health concern. Medscape has
a very useful Drug Information link, that will allow you to enter the
name of a medication and then look up the common doses, drug interactions,
side effects and precautions. We encourage our patients
to use this resource.
Medscape Psychiatry has excellent articles on the diagnosis and
treatment of ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Spectrum Disorders,
Trauma, Post-traumatic Stress disorder, Eating disorders and other
Established patients who find an article of interest that relates
to their problem, should bring the article to their next scheduled
Remember that information on the web does not replace the need
for you to discuss your concerns with your regular health provider.
We encourage you to discuss any articles that seem relevant to
your situation with your provider of choice. Adolescent and Young
Adult Medicine does not warrant the content of any article.