Healthwise: Mindfulness can treat mental health issues After its release in 1992, the selective serotonin receptor inhibitor, Paxil (paroxetine) was widely prescribed by physicians to treat a variety of psychological conditions, including major depressive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, seasonal affective disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and social anxiety. READ MORE