Children and Psychotropic Medication: A Cautionary Note


  • James Morris, PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Texas Tech University; George Stone, LCSW, Public and Private Practice, Anchorage, Alaska.

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This report addresses how the mental health field is organized in terms of the use of psychotropic medications with children and adolescents, and the ethical challenge this presents to marriage and family therapists.