In the United States We Do, or Do not Over Medicate Mental Patients?
Part I: Presentation and Development of the Controversial Issue
Medication has been one of the greatest tools for the health care and psychological field to help treat mental patients with their psychological abnormalities. However, over the past decade, mental health professionals and researchers have seen an increase in the number of prescriptions given to patients in the United States, especially to children. With that in mind, do we or don't we overmedicate mental patients in the United States?
Researchers, such as, Dr. Julie Zito are alarmed by the growing statistical and computerized data increase of over medication to mental patients in the United States, especially children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to Dr. Julie Zito's research, the number of children using medication to control behavior in the 1990's have grew to nearly the number of adults using these drugs. In addition, from 1987 to 1996, psychiatric drug prescriptions tripled in children and young adults (up to age 20) who were patients in HMO's in the Midwest. …
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