Evaluating the Mortality Risks of Antipsychotics in Children and Youths
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 2&3, March 2019
There are reports of increased mortality from antipsychotics in older adults. Now, we have a paper showing increased mortality in children, adolescents, and young adults aged 5–24 years. Given the frequent use, both on- and off-label, of antipsychotics, does this change how we use them? And if so, how?