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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Psychotropic Medication Use among Adolescents

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Psychotropic Medication Use among Adolescents: United States, 2005–2010
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Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Approximately 6.0% of U.S. adolescents aged 12–19 reported psychotropic drug use in the past month.
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Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the US

Number of Children & Adolescents Taking Psychiatric Drugs in the U.S.
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage in the United States. The information is from IMS Health, …

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Prescriptions for psychiatric drugs increased 50 percent with children in the US, and 73 percent among adults, from 1996 to 2006, according to a study in the May/June 2009 issue of the journal Health Affairs. …

Health Risks of Psychiatric Drugs

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Making a decision about coming off psychiatric drugs means evaluating as best you can the risks