Pediatric stimulant and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor prescription trends: 1992 to 1998.

@article{Rushton2001PediatricSA,
  title={Pediatric stimulant and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor prescription trends: 1992 to 1998.},
  author={Jerry L Rushton and J. Timothy Whitmire},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={155 5},
  pages={560-5}
}
BACKGROUND Presciption trends have key implications for costs, outcomes, and research, yet few data exist on pediatric selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) trends and associations with stimulant trends. OBJECTIVE To describe prescription trends for stimulants, SSRIs, and combination prescriptions by age, sex, and race. METHODS Retrospective population-based analysis of North Carolina Medicaid prescription claims files. PARTICIPANTS North Carolina Medicaid recipients, 1992 through… CONTINUE READING

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