Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for PTSD
How Well It Works
Studies have shown that SSRIs improve symptoms of non-combat–related PTSD when compared with a Reference placebo Opens New Window. Some studies are mixed about whether SSRIs work as well for veterans with combat-related PTSD.Reference 1
SSRIs can help more types of symptoms than other medicines can.
|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