Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for PTSD
How It Works
Chemicals in your brain affect the way you feel. When you have Reference post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Opens New Window or Reference depression Opens New Window, you may not have enough of a chemical called serotonin. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) raise the level of serotonin in your brain.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Jessica Hamblen, PhD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder