Behind the Label

Number 24886
Subject Drugs
Source Columbia University
State NY
Year 2010
Publication Date 10/23/2010
Summary This documentary exposes an unregulated system that financially rewards the overmedication of children with antipsychotic drugs. "Some states, doctors, agencies and even certain foster parents profit at the expense of children's health - driven by complicated state funding formulas and the influence of the pharmaceutical industry."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 23
Keywords children; pharmaceuticals; antipsychotic drugs; prescriptions; adolescents; Medicaid;
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