You the taxpayer through Medicaid, paid $366 million for these medications that are not effective and can induce violent behavior.
Data submitted to FDA show that antidepressants are ineffective in children and teenagers (mean age 9-18 years) and adults. Even in the most severe cases of major depression for which antidepressants are actually approved, they were not effective compared to placebo. And largely withheld from the medical community and the public, antidepressants can induce violent behavior.
“Child and adolescent Psychiatry, as an established Medical Specialization, risks permanent extinction, since most of its pharmaceutical armamentarium, prescribed for a variety of common mental conditions, proved ineffective, or even harmful.“