Anti-Psychotics in Nursing Homes, Re-visited

In a previous entry, we discussed the phenomenon of a form elder abuse in nursing homes wherein staff give anti-psychotics elderly patients without psychotic disorders in order to make them easier to deal with.

Earlier this month, a study was released following up on that, showing which states have the highest rate of this form of abuse. Louisiana and Connecticut head the list, with Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey below the average.

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