Many young people today have now spent most of their lives on antidepressants. Have the drugs made them emotionally illiterate? By Katherine Sharpe.
Young people are medicated even more aggressively now, and intervention often starts younger. In children, as in adults, antidepressants and medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are often used continuously for years.
These trends have produced a novel but fast-growing group—young people who have known themselves longer on medication than off it.
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