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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Article on the front page of Yahoo

"Although there have been concerns about over diagnosis of bipolar disorder and other mental problems among children, Blader said that was unlikely to be hiking the rates since hospitalizations are based on whether or not people are considered a danger to themselves or others, not psychiatric labels."

But here is the hitch - More Dx's means more prescribed meds and those meds (especially Stimulants and SSRI's that are being given to an increasing number of pre-pubescent children) have side effects that are frequently landing these kids in the psych hospitals.

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