The overall use of antidepressants and the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors increased sharply from 1996 to 2004, when both trends plateaued.
What does SSRI stand for?
SSRI stands for Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
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- Stationing Senior Review Group (US DoD)
- Strategic Supplier Relationship Group
- System Support Reference Guide
- Seventh Sense Research Group Journals (India)
- Selective Saturation Recovery with Gradient Refocusing
- Small Scale Research Grant Scheme (Mauritius)
- Sehgal School of Revolutionized Homoeopathy (India; est. 1983)
- South Shore Regional Hospital (Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada)
- Sus Scrofa Radiation Hybrid (biochemical genetics)
- Secure Storage and Retrieval of Information
- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressant
- Sliding-Scale Regular Insulin
- Social Science Research Institute (various locations)
- Social Survey Research Information Co., Ltd. (market research company; est. 1982; Japan)
- Special Supporting Research Initiatives
- Supply System Responsibility Items
- Social Science Research and Instructional Council (California State University)
- Soil Science Research Information Compendium (Benguet State University)
- Social Science Research Laboratory (San Diego State University; California)
- South Shore Regional Library (Florida)
Samples in periodicals archive:
It is one of a class of drugs known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors.
In general, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Paxil, have in recent years become the first line of defense against depression.
In a recent UK study, 70 depressed patients who did not respond to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were given one gram of omega-3 fatty acid daily.
Although selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are effective in most cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), 30%-40% of patients who take them show little improvement.
But on follow-up evaluation, the drug-treated patients were significantly less depressed than were 41 similar patients with rheumatoid arthritis who had not received a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.