Antipsychotic drug prescriptions high for Oklahoma foster children

Nearly 15 percent of Oklahoma foster children were on antipsychotic prescription drugs in 2007 — an increase of more than 48 percent in just five years.

BY RANDY ELLIS Modified: June 9, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 10, 2012
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Nearly 15 percent of Oklahoma foster children were on second-generation antipsychotic prescription drugs in 2007 — an increase of more than 48 percent in five years, according to a study released by PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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