Year: 2006 Source: Ethnical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, v.8, no.1, (Spring 2006), p.29-41 SIEC No: 20090110

This article is a summary of the comparison between the published literature & the recently released data available on the Food & Drug Administration website, with a focus on Prozac, Paxil, & Zoloft. The discrepancies between the two versions suggest that the scientific community was not given enough information in the published medical literature to make adequately informed decisions about the optimal method for treating emotionally distressed children. The role that academic medicine played in the process whereby selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors became so widely accepted is examined. (37 refs.)