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Health Agencies Update
October 22 2008

Children and Antipsychotics

JAMA. 2008;300(16):1876. doi:10.1001/jama.300.16.1876-b

Although newer atypical antipsychotic drugs have become the standard treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders in youth, older antipsychotics may be as effective and safer than widely used second-generation antipsychotic drugs in children and adolescents with such disorders, according to a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (Sikich L et al. Am J Psychiatry. 10.1176/appi.ajp.2008.08050756 [published online ahead of print on September 15, 2008]).

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