Pharmacotherapy of aggression in children and adolescents: efficacy and effect size.

@article{Pappadopulos2006PharmacotherapyOA,
  title={Pharmacotherapy of aggression in children and adolescents: efficacy and effect size.},
  author={Elizabeth A Pappadopulos and Sophie L Woolston and Alanna R Chait and Matthew Perkins and Daniel F. Connor and Peter S. Jensen},
  journal={Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry = Journal de l'Academie canadienne de psychiatrie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={27-39}
}
INTRODUCTION The treatment of pediatric aggression often involves psychotropic agents. Despite growing research on pediatric psychopharmacology, however, clinical issues regarding medication management of persistent behavioral problems remain poorly addressed. METHOD A review of the literature from 1980 to November, 2005 yielded 45 randomized, placebo-controlled trials that addressed the treatment of aggression as either a primary or secondary outcome variable. Effect sizes (ES) (Cohen's d… CONTINUE READING

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