This report focuses on the use of prescription medications called atypical antipsychotics by children and teenagers, ages 18 and younger. Atypical antipsychotics are used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. They are also used to try to reduce aggression, irritability, social withdrawal/lethargy, and other symptoms in children and teens with pervasive developmental disorders.
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- The file: Antipsychotics in Children →
- Summary: Antipsychotics in Children →
- Spanish: Medicamentos Antipsicóticos para Niños y Adolescentes →