Study Looks at SSRI Efficacy for Adolescent Anxiety

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[Source:  Psych Central]

In a new study, University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers investigated the effectiveness of escitalopram (brand name Lexapro), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), for the treatment of anxiety disorders in adolescents. They also looked at the impact of metabolism on escitalopram blood levels in adolescents.

The research, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, is published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

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