Antidepressant Sertraline May Help Control Temper Outbursts

Antidepressant Sertraline May Help Control Temper Outbursts

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Antidepressant Sertraline May Help Control Temper Outbursts

The antidepressant sertraline may help control temper outbursts in people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a small study suggests. Among 13 patients who completed six months of treatment with sertraline, the researchers reported a greater than 90% decrease in the frequency of temper outbursts. Treatment over six months also led to lower body mass index, a measure of body fat, the study found. Titled “Sertraline as a treatment option for temper outbursts in Prader–Willi syndrome,” the…

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