Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) News and Research

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) is a type of drug that is used to treat depression. SSRIs slow the process by which serotonin (a substance that nerves use to send messages to one another) is reused by nerve cells that make it. This increases the amount of serotonin available for stimulating other nerves. Also called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.
Insomnia patients often denied sleep treatment when they have mental health problems

Insomnia patients often denied sleep treatment when they have mental health problems

Antidepressants might be worthless for treating low back pain

Antidepressants might be worthless for treating low back pain

FDA warnings appeared to effectively increase perception of risks involved with antidepressant treatment

FDA warnings appeared to effectively increase perception of risks involved with antidepressant treatment

Synthetic form of THC is an effective anti-depressant at low doses

Synthetic form of THC is an effective anti-depressant at low doses

Little evidence to support therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder

Little evidence to support therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder

Review of PTSD treatments

Review of PTSD treatments

Depression among patients with coronary artery disease

Depression among patients with coronary artery disease

Taking antidepressants with painkillers dangerous

Taking antidepressants with painkillers dangerous

SSRIs may double risk of gastrointestinal bleeding

SSRIs may double risk of gastrointestinal bleeding

Variations in two genes linked to suicidal thinking

Variations in two genes linked to suicidal thinking

Antidepressant citalopram shows promise in treating symptoms of dementia

Antidepressant citalopram shows promise in treating symptoms of dementia

Dapoxetine for the treatment of premature ejaculation.

Dapoxetine for the treatment of premature ejaculation.

UIC receives $9.6 million grant for autism research

UIC receives $9.6 million grant for autism research

Study challenges NICE guidelines that recommend SSRIs be prescribed only in conjunction with psychological therapies

Study challenges NICE guidelines that recommend SSRIs be prescribed only in conjunction with psychological therapies

Antidepressants lower the risk of suicide attempt in adults with depression

Antidepressants lower the risk of suicide attempt in adults with depression

Antidepressant warnings linked to decreased prescription rates among children

Antidepressant warnings linked to decreased prescription rates among children

Antidepressants not linked to birth defects

Antidepressants not linked to birth defects

Exercise stimulates the production of new brain cells

Exercise stimulates the production of new brain cells

Antidepressants during pregnancy present remote risk of birth defects

Antidepressants during pregnancy present remote risk of birth defects

Popular antidepressants make elderly bones fragile

Popular antidepressants make elderly bones fragile