Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Depression in Children and Teens
How It Works
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can restore the balance of certain brain chemicals (Reference neurotransmitters Opens New Window) that regulate mood. When these brain chemicals are in proper balance, the symptoms of Reference depression Opens New Window may be relieved.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry