David Traxson – Short Bio

David’s posts focus on the Child Safeguarding issue of the over-prescription of a wide range of psychotropic drugs to children following dubious diagnoses of an increasing number of ‘disorders’ in the latest Diagnostic Manual, DSM-5. He believes that prescribing such drugs to under fives should be illegal.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.