Froehlich said: “It’s good to get a gauge on what we’re doing with psychotropic medications in this age group, because we really don’t know what these medications do to the developing brain. Furthermore, given the continued use of psychotropic medications in very young children and concerns regarding their effects on the developing brain, future studies on the long-term effects of psychotropic medication use in this age group are essential.”
Shockingly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided documentation that confirmed preschool children received a 2 to 3 fold increase in being prescribed psychotropic drugs between 1991 and 2001.
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