An information guide to the most common medical conditions that adolescents face today and the medications commonly prescribed to treat those conditions. Seeks to enable young people to be more involved in the medication decisions related to their care, making them aware of the choices open to them as well as the associated benefits and risks that accompany the use of the drugs. Provides basic informative descriptions for anyone interested in kwing more about over-the-counter and prescription medications.
Cheryl Gerson Tuttle has more than thirty years of experience in education, counseling and advocacy. She is co-author of five other books including Thinking Games to Play with Your Child, Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability, Challenging Voices, Parenting a Child with a Behavior Problem, and Learning Disabilities: The Ultimate Teen Guide.