Psychoactive medication prescribing practices for U.S. children: gaps between research and clinical practice.

@article{Jensen1999PsychoactiveMP,
  title={Psychoactive medication prescribing practices for U.S. children: gaps between research and clinical practice.},
  author={Peter S. Jensen and Vinod S Bhatara and Benedetto Vitiello and Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood and Matthew Feil and Laurie B. Burke},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={557-65}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine national pediatric prescribing practices for psychotropic agents and to examine these practices in view of the available evidence concerning their safety and efficacy in this age group. METHOD Prescribing data from 2 national databases based on surveys of office-based medical practices were determined and reviewed vis-à-vis available safety and efficacy evidence. RESULTS Data indicate that levels of psychotropic prescribing in children and adolescents are greatest for… CONTINUE READING

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