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Antipsychotic Treatment Among Youth in Foster Care
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Author(s): Susan dosReis*, Yesel Yoon, David M. Rubin, Mark A. Riddle, Elizabeth Noll, Aileen Rothbard * Corresponding Author
Data from Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care claims from one Mid-Atlantic state were analyzed for this cross-sectional study. The dataset consists of a total of 16,969 youths under the age of 20 with a mental health diagnosis and a pharmacy claim for antipsychotic medication in 2003. Data for each individual includes demographic, Medicaid program category (ie, foster care, disabled), psychiatric diagnostic codes, and psychotropic medications by major therapeutic class.
Subject of Study
Subject Domain
Population Age
Child (2 years to 12 years)
Adolescent (13 years to 18 years)
Subject Gender