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  • Mental Health

    Net-Psychopharmacology Section

    This site lists most of the psychiatric medications and allows one to search

    by a number of factors including precautions, dosage, and indications. Not

    funded by pharmaceutical companies


  • Dr. Ivan’s

    Depression Central

    Dr. Ivan Goldberg is a psychiatrist who has been active on the web in

    psychopharmacology related sites. This site has a large amount of

    information on psychiatric disorders and psychiatric medication. Dr. Ivan

    does not use commercial support for this site.


  • Quackwatch

    Quackwatch, Inc., a member of Consumer Federation of America, is a nonprofit

    corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads,

    and fallacies. Its primary focus is on


    quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get



  • The Merck Manuals Online

    on Merck publishes medical manuals forfor consumers and separate manuals aimed at health care professionals. These

    are well-organized and regularly updated. Merck also has veterinary manuals

    available online too.



  • MT

    Desk Weekly Update of Medical Equipment and Pharmaceutical Companies


    A list of thecompanies that manufacture pharmaceuticals and medical devices

  • Pharmaceutical Journals on

    the Web

    Links to pharmaceutical journals that publish abstracts and full-text

    articles online.


  • New Drug Development and Approval Process

    This explanation of the drug approval process is sponsored by the Big Pharma,

    an association of most of the major pharmaceutical companies operating in

    the United States. It is very sympathetic to the role of the pharmaceutical

    companies in developing medications.



  • Free Prescription Program

    This NAMI site provides information on how to obtain free or reduced price

    medication for low-income patients.

  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance
    A list of companies that provide this service and how to contact them (from

    the pharmaceutical industry) This site provides access to many of the forms

    that one needs to fill out to apply for free or reduced fee medications.


  • Center Watch
    This is a clearinghouse for information on clinical trials of new and

    experimental medications. It also lists information on medications recently

    approved by the FDA.


  • Medication Interactions

    Use the drug database from CVS to look for potential interactions between

    prescription medications.




    NOAH Guide to Psychiatric Medications.

    Information on usual dosages, indications and side effects of many

    psychiatric medications.


  • Med Help

    : This site hasbeen online since the mid-1990s. It is oriented towards consumers and

    includes forums for a variety of types of medical disorders

    .The forums are generally moderated.





Medical Libraries Online

  • Medical Libraries On


    This page links to a vast number of medical and other health-sciences

    libraries which have online URLs. A good aid to research.


  • NationalLibrary of Medicine Gateway

    This portal allowssearches across multiple databases for medical articles books and other



    Psychoanalytic Resources Online Selected articles and books deling with

    Psychoanalytic issues and controversies.


  • Ask Eric

    Educational Resources Information Center. This excellent site, sponsored by

    the US Dept. of Education, links to over 30 Eric-sponsored web and gopher

    sites dealing with education. It includes multiple ways to search the Eric

    database, all from your computer!


  • Library of Congress


  • MEDLINE Search

    The National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health

    sponsors this site. It allows advanced searches of MedLine and many other

    life science journals and resources. One can access articles as far back as

    the 1950s. There are abstracts and links to sources for full text articles.

    In some cases there may be a charge for full text articles.



    SERI “SpecialEducation Resources on the Internet”

    This site makes an effort to compile information useful to professionals

    dealing with a wide variety of special education needs. One particularly

    useful area is the “Disability Products and Commercial Sites”. Using these

    links, one can access a wide variety of links to products to help with

    learning disabilities and other special needs. Some areas of this site

    have links that are out of date.


  • The Virtual Hospital

    The University of Iowa Hospital has been a source of medical

    information for many years. It has recently re-organized its database.  



  • NIH Consensus Statements

    Search the National Institutes of Health site for their consensus statements

    by subject. Some include on-line CME exam.


    “NIH Consensus Development Conferences

    are convened to evaluateavailable scientific information and resolve safety and efficacy issues

    related to biomedical technology. The resultant NIH Consensus Statements are

    intended to advance understanding of the technology or issue in question and

    to be useful to health professionals and the public.


    NIH Consensus Statements are prepared by anon-advocate, non-Federal panel of experts, based on (1) presentations by

    investigators working in areas relevant to the consensus questions during a

    2-day public session; (2) questions and statements from conference attendees

    during open discussion periods that are part of the public session; and (3)

    closed deliberations by the panel during the remainder of the second day and

    morning of the third. This statement is an independent report of the panel

    and is not a policy statement of the NIH or the Federal Government.”





  • NHelp Legal Research

    Links to multiple legal search sites as well as links to selected government

    agencies. This site is run by the National Health Law Program, a national

    public interest law firm whose mission is to improve health care for

    America’s working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people

    with disabilities.




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  • Non-Stimulant Medications for AD/HD


  • NewMedications for AD/HD


  • Treatments for Depression


  • Bipolar Disorderand Medication





Safety Rules


  • Don’t give out your name, address, telephonenumber, school, passwords or other personal information.
  • Don’t buy anything on the Internet unless yourparents say it’s OK.
  • Don’t ever get together with someone you metonline unless your parents say it’s OK. Some people online may not be who

    they say they are.

Internet sites change frequently and the sites

are written and monitored by many different people. Often it can be stimulating

to read about different points of view. We have included some sites which

present information from different perspectives. We cannot be responsible for

the opinions expressed on outside sites. Diagnosis and treatment should only be

done by a licensed professional. Some of these sites contain technical language

and descriptions which may not be understandable or appropriate for children.


Contact Us

Carol Watkins, M.D.


Glenn Brynes, Ph.D., M.D.
Telephone: 410-329-2028
Fax: 410-343-1272


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