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By On January 11th, 2013

Questionable Use of Antipsychotics on Children

Far too often, youths are being prescribed powerful antipsychotics “off-label”, or for a different use than the drug was initially intended. Researchers report that for those under 18 of normal intelligence, there’s no indication that the drugs have any positive effect. As Sharon Kirkey reports for the Ottawa Citizen, presciption medication designed for schizophrenia, for…

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