Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitofs (SSRIs) Past, Present & Future 1st Edition

Details advantages and disadvantages of SSRIs. Starts with a personal memoir of the discovery of the first SSRI, then looks at SSRIs from the clinical point of view. Later chapters concentrate on preclinical material. A final chapter makes pharmacological and clinical comparisons between the tricyclics and SSRIs, and discusses economic imperatives. Areas of discussion include clinical pharmacokinetics, SSRI withdrawal, SSRIs and sexual function, SSRIs and suicide, and SSRI-induced functional changes in serotonergic neurons. The editor is affiliated with University College-London. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


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