The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) does not recommend TCAs as a first-line treatment for youths requiring medicine for depressive disorders.
Dr. Karl Friedrich Otto Westphal, a German doctor who was a full professor of psychiatry at the Berlin Charité Hospital at a time when the separation between neurology and psychiatry was virtually nonexistent, did not share this view.
In the same article, University of Michigan psychiatry professor Kirk Brower, who has studied "the interplay of alcohol and sleep in adults," stressed that "The finding does not mean there's a cause-and-effect relationship."
First, Cruise's outrageous behavior over the past year, like leaping on Oprah's couch to proclaim his love of Katie Holmes and his criticism of psychiatry and medications, has dropped him from the Hollywood darlings list.
The American Academy of Adolescent and Child Psychiatry (AACAP) maintains that parents should limit as much as possible the time children must be at home alone because of the many risks involved.