teens and meds

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athmlldy
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   Posted 8/17/2007 8:08 PM (GMT -7)   
 my daughters therapist wants her to see a psychiatrist so that she can be put on meds. i am relly scared about this seeing has how she is only 13. does anyone here have children on meds and if so how did it affect them?????
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   Posted 8/18/2007 12:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Im not a great expert here, but I am aware that there are some meds that children are able to take. If the therapist has suggested this then I would think that he has something in mind, but can't prescribe it because of his qualification. I can completely understand that you are scared and nervous. Perhaps you are able to go with her to start with? Maybe this will put your mind at ease.

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