US probes anti-psychotics in children

August 22nd, 2013 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

US Probes overprescription of anti-psychotics to children in Medicaid Program, Wall St. Journal reports. Many anti-psychotics are known to cause weight gain. A study just out in JAMA Psychiatry found a three fold increase in type 2 diabetes in children and youth prescribed anti-psychotics.