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Psychotropic Medication Use among Children in Foster Care: A National and State-Level Perspective

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This Research at a Glance brief summarizes the findings and recommendations of a PolicyLab research project that reveals that the proportion of children in foster care who are prescribed psychotropic medication continues to be much higher than all Medicaid-enrolled children.


Rubin D, Matone M, Huang Y-S, dosReis S, Feudtner C, Localio R