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Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents: population based cohort study

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e4627 (Published 18 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4627

Re: Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents: population based cohort study

Psychotropics in children and adolescents is bad practice. It interferes with the normal development of sensitive, developing nervous systems, and invites iatrogenic conditions. Let’s rethink this practice, and make it a rare last resort.

Competing interests: No competing interests

21 July 2012
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA