Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs

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Beth Salcedo, MD
Medical Director
The Ross Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The George Washington University College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Dr. Salcedo addresses the pros and cons of taking SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) vs. weight gain and how these medications work to treat anxiety and depression.

Learn more.

Managing the Side Effects of Antidepressants (WebMD)

Managing the Painful Side Effects of Antidepressants (PsychCentral)

Weight Management (Nutrition.gov)

Interviewed by Jean Kaplan Teichroew, ADAA Director of Communications

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