Use of psychotropic medications by youths with psychiatric diagnoses in the U.S. mental health system.

This study estimated the overall rate of use of psychotropic medications among youths (less than 18 years of age) in the U.S. mental health service system and compared rates of use for youths with a single diagnosis and those with co-occurring diagnoses. Results were based on nationally representative client data from the 1997 Client/Patient Sample Survey… CONTINUE READING