VENLAFAXINE

an antidepressant which functions by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin; it is a member of the SNRI categorization. Thus, its manner of action varies from that of the SSRI's, that some people think raises it's efficacy in remediation of depression than SSRI's.

VENLAFAXINE: "Venlafaxine is a suitable remedy for the treating of Michael's social anxiety disorder. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VENLAFAXINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/venlafaxine/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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