More than 274,000 “0-1” year old infants are prescribed psychiatric drugs.

According to IMS Health’s Vector One: National and Total Patient Tracker Database for 2013 these are the figures for 0-1 year olds being prescribed psychiatric drugs:

249,669 0-1 year olds are on anti-anxiety drugs (such as Xanax, Klonopin, and Ativan).
26,406 0-1 year olds are on antidepressants (such as Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil).
There are 1,422 0-1 year olds taking ADHD drugs (such as Ritalin, Adderall, and Concerta).
654 0-1 year olds are taking antipsychotics (such as Risperdal, Seroquel, and Zyprexa).

While the CDC was correct in issuing their report on the 10,000 2-3 year olds (toddlers) being prescribed ADHD drugs, the number of toddlers on anti-anxiety and antidepressants is staggering in comparison:

318,997 2-3 year olds are on anti-anxiety drugs.
46,102 2-3 year olds are on antidepressants.
3,760 2-3 year olds are taking antipsychotics.

And as for other age groups, the numbers start in the millions with 0-5 year olds:

The total number of 0-5 year olds currently prescribed psychiatric drugs is 1,080,168.
The number of 6-12 year olds on psychiatric drugs is 4,130,340.
The number of 13-17 year olds taking psychiatric drugs is 3,617,593.[3]

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