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Adolescent Mental Health Studies Cause Alarm

A study from Brandeis University, reported in the journal Psychiatric Services, has found that psychotropic drug prescriptions for adolescents leapt 250 percent between 1994 and 2001. The researchers say the greatest increase occurred after 1999, when direct-to-consumer advertising was permitted. Stats in the study show that in 2001, one in every ten consultations with teenage […]

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