January 10, 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 1
pp: 1-56
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MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS: CE Connection

Irritability in the pediatric population

Vause, Holly E.; Chapman, Meredith

Nurse Practitioner . 38(1):10-16, January 10, 2013.

Irritability is a common symptom associated with several pediatric mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder. Recommended treatments may be significantly different based on the target symptoms.

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