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Frontline. The medicated child / a Frontline co-production with RainMedia, Inc.

Gaviria, Marcela. (Added Author). Wright, Daisy. (Added Author). Lyman, Will, 1948- (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 30 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States]: PBS, 2008.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by David Fanning.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Will Lyman.
Summary, etc.:
With over four million children now on behavior modifying medications, some starting as young as two years old, FRONTLINE continues its investigation into the controversial practice of medicating kids. Are the drugs safe? How young can you detect mental illness in a child? Is medication really the answer? As the debate grows more intense, FRONTLINE investigates the risks and benefits of prescription drugs for troubled children
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Pediatric psychopharmacology.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder > Treatment.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder > Diagnosis.
Manic-depressive illness in children.

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