Sonja E Siennick

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OBJECTIVE To develop treatment recommendations for the use of antipsychotic medications for children and adolescents with serious psychiatric disorders and externalizing behavior problems. METHOD Using a combination of evidence- and consensus-based methodologies, recommendations were developed in six phases as informed by three primary sources of(More)
Companions are central to explanations of the risky nature of unstructured and unsupervised socializing, yet we know little about whom adolescents are with when hanging out. We examine predictors of how often friendship dyads hang out via multilevel analyses of longitudinal friendship-level data on over 5,000 middle schoolers. Adolescents hang out most with(More)
In adolescents, antipsychotics are most often used to treat complex, comorbid conditions with core disruptive features. However, the literature guiding such practices is limited. Best practice guidelines bridging the gap between the evidence and clinical practice have been developed to promote the appropriate and safe use of antipsychotics in aggressive(More)
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