New Study Questions Amount of Psychotropic Drugs Prescribed to Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

New research from the United Kingdom suggests that psychotropic drugs were being over-prescribed to people with intellectual disabilities. The researchers looked at medical records of 33,016 adults with intellectual disabilities between 1999 and 2013. They concluded that the proportion of people with intellectual disabilities who have been treated with psychotropic drugs far exceeds the proportion […]... >> read more