Saturday, March 27, 2010

Increasing use of newer antipsychotics in children: A cause for concern? | Therapeutics Initiative

Horrific: "American children are approximately three times more likely to be prescribed psychotropic medications in general than children in Europe. Antidepressant and stimulant prescribing are three times greater in the US than in the Netherlands and Germany, while antipsychotic prescribing in the US is 1.5 to 2.2 times greater."

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