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How do selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors help treat ADHD?

In people who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, which include tricyclic and other antidepressants, alter brain levels of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. The result is less restlessness and agitation and fewer sleep problems.

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