Season 26, Episode 5 The Medicated Child

First Aired: January 8, 2008

The medication of children to treat behaviorial problems, and possible long-term consequences, are examined. Included: the increasing rate of bipolar diagnosis in children and use of anti-psychotics to treat it; insights from psychiatrists, researchers and pharmaceutical representatives.

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  • Premise: PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awar… (more)

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