Saul Levine, MD

Articles

Drugs for Kids: It's Time to Stop Medicating and Start Practicing

January 01, 2007

In many jurisdictions, children and adolescents are currently being treated with cocktails of various psychotropic medications, the vast majority of which have never been empirically tested or validated in the age group in which they are being prescribed. Stating otherwise is being disingenuous. Medications are prescribed so often that one frequently cannot discern which symptoms are clinically derived and which are iatrogenic.