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How does sertraline treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

Sertraline is an antidepressant that treats the symptoms of different types of psychological disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), by increasing serotonin and balancing chemicals in the brain. Sertraline is classified as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).

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