Brief Report: Use of Psychotropic Medications by Youths in Therapeutic Foster Care and Group Homes

Info Document Actions Print this Youth in foster and group homes are often given psychiatric drugs, including “polypharmacy” — a chemical cocktail of multiple psychiatric drugs — according to this study published by the American Psychiatric Association. Brief Report: Use of Psychotropic Medications by Youths in Therapeutic Foster Care and Group Homes Date Published: Jun…

Lilly’s Legal Battle Over Zyprexa Documents Continues

Info Document Actions Print this OpEdNews continues its coverage of the Zyprexa files controversy with a second article by Everlyn Pringle. Lilly’s Legal Battle Over Zyprexa Documents Continues Date Published: Jan 07, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Evelyn Pringle Source: OpEdNews http://www.opednews.com/articles/genera_evelyn_p_070107_lilly_s_legal_battle.htm On January 3, 2007, a hearing was held before Judge Jack Weinstein, in a…

TMAP

Info TMAP Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP) might have a fancy name but it is a cookie-cutter assembly line approach to choose psychiatric drugs. The creation and promotion of TMAP has been heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical industry. By no coincidence, TMAP tends ot promote drug, drug, drug, drug, drug, drug, drug… starting with some…