May 10th, 2007
Psychiatrists, Children and Drug Industry’s Role
By Gardiner Harris, Benedict Carey and Janet Roberts
The New York Times
But the intersection of money and medicine, and its effect on the well-being of patients, has become one of the most contentious issues in health care. Nowhere is that more true than in psychiatry, where increasing payments to doctors have coincided with the growing use in children of a relatively new class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics.