An Out of Control Profession_NewScientist / Infant Mental Health Now Targeted by Psychiatry_MSNBC

A report in The New Scientist, "Prescribing of Hyperactivity Drugs is Out of Control," shows just how deviant U.S. prescribing of psychostimulants for
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“Some of the children were prescribed anti-psychotics, rather than discontinued from ADHD therapy.”

"That thing I’m worried about…where the MedGuide would help, where it might even warrant a black box, if this is common, where somebody hallucinates and then gets put on an anti-psychotic drug. That would really be something worth making sure it doesn’t happen,"
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The Ball is in their court–Is FDA preparing to drop it?

On Wednesday, the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee handed the agency a mixed message regarding warnings about selective list of
psychotropic drugs prescribed for treating ADHD symptoms. Continue reading →

2.5 Million US Children Prescribed Antipsychotics_ FDA ADHD–ADR Review

The Associated Press reports that a just released study that found that a staggering, two and half million children in the U.S. are being prescribed antipsychotics annually–that’s 40 out of every 1,000 children.
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