A 29-year-old male asked:
Is still researching gong on in mental illness like ocd?is it a proved medical fact that low seritonin cause ocd and depression.will taking ssris help
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Psychiatry 35 years experience
Research continues: We know that SSRIs can help with OCD. We know that SSRIs increase the availability of serotonin (and norepinephrine) in the brain. There is also research indicating dopamine as a factor in the disorder.
Unfortunately, we don't yet know the root causes of OCD.
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Last updated May 27, 2015
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