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Putting Kids in Harm’s Way? Using Anti-Psychotic Meds Not Approved For Kids

June 09, 2016 / TODAY

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TEASER Millions of children take psychiatric drugs, often for things as routine as ADHD. But how much do doctors really know about them?
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So many families are familiar with the difficult decisions involved in giving prescription drugs to kids. Millions of children take psychiatric drugs, often for things as routine as ADHD. But how much do doctors really know about them? NBC’s Kate Snow reports.

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