a class of antidepressants that act by blocking the up taking of serotonin into pre-synaptic neurons that already contain serotonin. It is also used to treat panic disorder, pre-menstrual dysmorphic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.

SSRIS: "SSRIS stands for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors"
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