ADHD – antipsychotic use increased

By on August 29, 2004

At a time when parents, schools and physicians still struggle with the perceived overuse of the medication Ritalin to treat children with attention difficulties, a new study suggests the potential for another controversy. Researchers at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have found a new class of antipsychotic medications is being prescribed for an increasing number of TennCare children with attention...