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Kids with ADHD Aggression May Not Need Anti-Psychotic Drugs

17 Sep

“Children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and show acts of aggression are often put on anti-psychotic drugs in addition to stimulant medications. A recent study, done at the New York’s Stony Brook University School of Medicine, indicates that aggressive behavior can be minimized or eliminated completely by careful tweaking of stimulant medication.

Why Kids With ADHD Aggression Are Treated With Anti-Psychotic Medications

Second generation anti-psychotic drugs, also known as atypical anti-psychotic drugs, are often prescribed to treat aggression in individuals. The Vancouver Sun states that approximately 6,000 youth (Read more…)


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