The video does not fit the expectations that I had before viewing it. We thank you for your support! In the film the term discipline was not mentioned because I believe that the parents did not discipline their children correctly. There were a couple of things in this documentary that shocked me. The question that the video raise for me is who is to be blamed for the continuing prescriptions given to the children. In Before watching this video, I expected the psychiatric researchers and government regulators to explain the reasons for untested prescriptions of bipolar disorder to the children. We blame the pharmaceutical companies, the psychiatry and sometimes the parents for their decision.
From this video it is clear that bipolar disorder and mental ailments make people very uncomfortable. The parents seemed to be looking for a quick fix to their kids acting out. Many people will be against it but in my opinion there is much to it than meets the eye. Doctors should not be so excited about a new trend and be more careful with their prescribing. And I tell parents there's no way to know what's going to work.
These were given to children who were having trouble at home and whose parents got too overwhelmed with their children. It was a simple fact of my life. There was an over-focus, too, on the amount of meds some kids are being prescribed. It is estimated that the number of children with the bipolar disorder is rising steadily and is now over a million. The medicated child concentrates on the analysis of bipolar disorder in children. The researches about these medications are commonly sponsored by the pharmaceutical companies.
This is an excellent resource for parents, children, and anyone teaching courses related to childhood mental disorders. But people are beginning to confuse life problems with a mental disorder. Almost everyone will face obstacles in life and many will experience sadness. I eagerly watched the video in hopes of expanding my own knowledge about mental illness and treatment in adolescents. The documentary focuses on the misdiagnosing of illnesses and the over prescribing of medications to children. I fiddled around with my medications and had my bad reactions before I had these responsibilities and obligations that could really set back my life. Talk therapy has a much lower chance of creating mental trauma, poor health, and lack of scholastic progress than these medications being used off-label in children.
Description: 1 videodisc 56 min. Only after a series of multifactor tests and observations should there be a diagnosis and prescription. The E-mail message field is required. After watching The Medicated Child I realized something was missing. A study conducted by the New England Research Institute found that 43 percent of people who are prescribed drugs do not have a psychiatric diagnosis or any mental health care.
Like changing their diets or giving them more stimulation other than videogames or toys by enrolling them in art classes or sports. Since the kids are still depending on public guidance, when they grow up, they will definitely need to function without drugs. The thing that bothers me is the fact that people go to him for advice, support and help. Many people will be against it but in my opinion there is much to it than meets the eye. Moving in with Hugh and his family, Louis learns more about his controversial diagnosis and gets to know a family where even the dog is on medication. I believe that every single person in this incident is at fault. Did I learn anything new by watching this show? I had tried six different antidepressants, three different antianxiety medications and barely saw any positive results.
The Medicated Americans Many people in the United States take prescription drug for either a physical illness or psychiatric illness. Himself - Psychiatry, Tufts University. Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program Frontline on January 8, 2008. I also expected to see the parents of the children being interviewed to understand their options Marcia, 2005. The documentary was mainly concerned with the rise in the recommendation of stimulants such as Ritalin. I think the problem stems from parents who are too busy or unwilling to find natural ways of keeping their children under control. The medication dilemma -- 7.
If we look at the math, a patient could chose to be medicated for almost 10 weeks opposed to attending just one thereby sessions. The problem is, when these kids were being prescribed these medications, there was no information or research about how they would be affected because these drugs were normally given to adults, not growing school-age children. Other Titles: Frontline Television program. I believe that every single person in this incident is at fault. The parents should have used operant conditioning to teach their child when they are going too far.