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Will Zoloft (sertraline) change my personality forever?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No.

No pill can change who you are.
The antidepressants are designed to bring back into normal balance the system of neurotransmitters that has gotten out of balance. So in a sense, they help you be you.

In brief: No.

No pill can change who you are.
The antidepressants are designed to bring back into normal balance the system of neurotransmitters that has gotten out of balance. So in a sense, they help you be you.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Sometimes, a young person who is chronically somewhat depressed and anxious may become shy and withdrawn.
Treatment of depression and anxiety may allow that person to develop long lasting skills which overcome shyness -- this may be called a personality change which is long lasting.

In brief: No

Sometimes, a young person who is chronically somewhat depressed and anxious may become shy and withdrawn.
Treatment of depression and anxiety may allow that person to develop long lasting skills which overcome shyness -- this may be called a personality change which is long lasting.
Dr. Samuel Miles
Dr. Samuel Miles
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