selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

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Related to Serotonin specific reuptake inhibitors: SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

n.
An SSRI.
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The antidepressants Serotonin Specific Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), like Prozac, boost levels of serotonin and have been found useful in treating kleptomania.
Today that translates into a prescription for Prozac or one of its chemical cousins (the serotonin specific reuptake inhibitors or SSRI medications like Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Luvox, and the like).

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