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The Pharmacotherapy of Maladaptive Aggression in Children

Opinion piece:   The approach to the pharmacotherapy of maladaptive aggression in children is similar to the one that a clinician might pursue when considering any psychopharmacological treatment for a child. Do a meticulous assessment while ensuring safety. Weigh the therapeutic options. Carefully think about the putative risks and benefits of the medications. But also thoughtfully consider the risks associated with continued dysfunction and suffering versus the possible benefits of symptom amelioration.

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