Do Antidepressants Work for Kids?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 11, November 2003
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
What a bind we seem to be in. On the one hand, we are short several thousand child psychiatrists in the United States, and parents are beating down our (generalist) doors to get their children medicated. On the other hand, every other piece of news about childhood psychopharmacology seems either bad or lukewarm.