Thursday, December 09, 2010
According to the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute:
- Psychotropic medication use in youth has increased significantly over the past decade
- Rates of use are much higher for youth in foster care (estimated between 13 and 52 percent) than for youth in the general population (4 percent).
The results have been published in a new report,Multi-State Study on Psychotropic Medication Oversight in Foster Care.