Read the full article at PsychCentralNews. Someone tell our friends at that midwestern fish wrapper they should check out the emerging evidence of harm, since they are so protective of our children.
The use of antidepressant medication to improve symptoms in autistic children may not be effective.
According to a new statistical review of previously reported studies, the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) antidepressants did not improve overall function.
“There is no evidence of effect of SSRIs in children and emerging evidence of harm. There is limited evidence of the effectiveness of SSRIs in adults from small studies in which risk of bias is unclear,” according to Katrina Williams of the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at the University of New South Wales in Australia and her team...