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Should Clinicians Medicate against Structural Violence? Potential Iatrogenic Risks and the Need for Social Interventions

Overview of attention for article published in The AMA Journal of Ethic, August 2017
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Title
Should Clinicians Medicate against Structural Violence? Potential Iatrogenic Risks and the Need for Social Interventions
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The AMA Journal of Ethic, August 2017
DOI 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.8.ecas2-1708
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Abstract

This paper examines how a child psychiatrist might approach treatment of aggression in foster care youth. We argue that a multimodal approach is best. Physicians should weigh not only the iatrogenic risks of off-label antipsychotic medications but also the possible consequences of failing to treat complicating social factors at hand. Advocates must address structural violence and failures of imagination in their efforts to improve mental health equity among vulnerable youth.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 27 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Doctoral Student 5 19%
Student > Master 4 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 11%
Student > Bachelor 3 11%
Researcher 2 7%
Other 4 15%
Unknown 6 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 19%
Psychology 3 11%
Social Sciences 3 11%
Sports and Recreations 1 4%
Other 2 7%
Unknown 6 22%