The Wholesale Sedation of America’s Youth

“In 1950, approximately 7,500 children in the United States were diagnosed with mental disorders. That number is at least eight million today, and most receive some form of medication. Is this progress or child abuse?”

— Andrew Weiss via The Skeptical Inquirer.

2 thoughts on “The Wholesale Sedation of America’s Youth

  1. The phrase “Child abuse” is a good way to turn an important and interesting question into a brain-dead shout-off.

    Maybe next time link to a more intelligent discussion of the topic?


  2. He did put a question mark after “child abuse”… And the issue is a button-pusher, for me and for many…


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