About One In Nine Youngsters In Foster Care In The US Are Being Prescribed Antipsychotics

Reuters (6/9, Cohen) reports that about one in nine youngsters in foster care in the United States are being given antipsychotics. What’s more, about 75% of the kids prescribed antipsychotics have not undergone testing to assess their risk for diabetes. The findings study were published online June 6 in Health Affairs.

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— “Drugs for schizophrenics regularly dispensed to foster kids,” Ronnie Cohen, Reuters, June 9, 2016.

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