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Antidepressants and posttraumatic stress disorder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9805875     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a review of literature on the use of antidepressants in the symptomatic treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. The use of tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitors, and their effectiveness in treating the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder are discussed based on the most recent data available. In conclusion, it is clear that the use of antidepressants is effective in controlling the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder.
Authors:
J K Meek; A Kablinger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society     Volume:  150     ISSN:  0024-6921     ISO Abbreviation:  J La State Med Soc     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-25     Completed Date:  1998-11-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505618     Medline TA:  J La State Med Soc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic / therapeutic use*
Humans
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / drug therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic; 0/Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors; 0/Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors

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