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.