Antipsychotic medications overprescribed for everything, from hyper children to nursing home residents
from Medical Daily
The overuse of antipsychotic medications has gained the attention of America's doctors, as medical groups add the drug class to a host of overused medical interventions including antibiotics and colonoscopies, among others. The American Psychiatric Association recently launched an avalanche of public campaigning against the overuse of antipsychotics for treating everything from dementia to insomnia to pediatric behavioral problems, joined thus far by more than 50 medical groups.
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