Dr. Julie Zito of the University of Maryland discusses the challenges of treating children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders. For Professor Zito, the key is to not only practice “state-of-the-art psychopharmacology,” but also to practice “state-of-the-art comprehensive care” with a wide range of family members and professionals she calls the “therapeutic alliance.”

For more on this subject, watch How to Manage Medication as Children Grow.