Parental attitudes toward the prescription of psychotropic medications for their children.
Department of Psychiatry, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
- Published Article
Journal of family & community medicine
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Although most parents agreed to give their children psychotropic drugs if necessary, they preferred to start with psychotherapy sessions before giving them the drugs. Fear and worries about such issues as side effects of drugs or addiction should be considered. Pressure from school should also be considered when deciding on drug therapy.
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