New Study Questions Rise in Antipsychotic Use for Teen ADHD, Depression

Antipsychotic UseResearchers have discovered an increase in antipsychotic prescriptions given to teens and young adults to help treat ADHD and depression. These powerful medications, used for psychiatric conditions like bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and psychosis, are not approved by the FDA for depression and ADHD purposes. This growing practice has medical experts concerned that teens and young adults may not be receiving adequate diagnosis and treatment for mental health conditions. Learn More