American Kids Are Medicated More Than Ever
Instances of polypharmacy - the use of multiple medications at one time - are on the rise among US youth.
Children with behavioral and mental health conditions often fall victim to polypharmacy, the use of multiple medications at one time
In Renae Smith’s case, which was profiled by The New York Times, she was prescribed 10 psychotropic medications while she was still in high school
One systematic review found that up to 87% of children and y…
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