Discussion in 'PSYCHIATRY SPECIALITIES' started by Johnson, Dec 26, 2015.
Please discuss about your CAMHS experiences.
commonly used meds
depression - fluoxetine , here the difference is slow titration I have done 10mg for one week and then to 20mg or 5 mg weekly up to 20mg max dose.
solution is very bitter i heard
Insomnia - short term zopiclone, Promethazine, but long term melatonin
I tend to ask
In different set up
at home, school and social
School - name, which year, academic performance, attendance percentage, special/mainstream, behaviours, exclusions, peer groups
Trigger- to ask about bullying is important
If suspecting ADHD, ask if the behaviours are different to each parent, if different to each parent, this might be due to parenting skills
Tics with comorbid ADHD / ASD
Today I learnt that we can go up to 30mg of Fluoxetine in <18 years for depression
Originally I thought max. dose might be 20mg in this age group
Separate names with a comma.