Category archives for Pharmacology

Sex, Love, and SSRIs

Would you rather be miserable and smitten, or serene and passionless? If you’re suffering from depression and your doctor has prescribed SSRIs (or serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors) these are your options, according to anthropologist Helen Fisher. Fisher, who has been called the “doyenne of desire,” believes that Prozac and other SSRIs are robbing us of…