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ADHD diagnosis in US schoolchildren rose 43% in past decade, study shows

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6641 (Published 09 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6641

Beware of psychotropics in children and adolescents

The routine use of psychotropics in children and adolescents is bad medical practice. It interferes with the normal development of sensitive, nascent nervous systems, and invites serious iatrogenic conditions. So let’s rethink this common practice, and make it a rare last resort. 


Competing interests: No competing interests

09 December 2015
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA