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Globe Editorial

Too much medication

February 9, 2007

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It should not have taken the tragic death of 4-year-old Rebecca Riley, allegedly from an overdose of psychotropic drugs, to set off an intense discussion among doctors, parents, social workers, and others about the way society treats children who show signs of possible mental disorder. Health officials should press urgently to determine the advantages of treating children with these medications, ... (Full article: 418 words)

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