Term: Antipsychotic Medications (children)
Last Updated: 2008-11-18
Medications that traditionally have been used to treat children with conditions such as psychoses or Tourette Syndrome, and in some cases to lessen severe self-injurious or aggressive behaviours which can be associated with autism and mental retardation (
Cooper et al., 2004
For a list of antipsychotic medications for children, including the DINs and ATC codes, used in the Child Health Atlas Update (2008), please see the Links section below.
- Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Drug Classification System
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Drug Identification Number (DIN)
- Cooper W, Hickson G, Fuchs C, Arbogast P, Ray W. New users of antipsychotic medications among children enrolled in TennCare. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2004;158(8):753-759. [Abstract] (View)
- Brownell M, De Coster C, Penfold R, Derksen S, Au W, Schultz J, Dahl M. Manitoba Child Health Atlas Update. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2008. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)
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