Ketamine Can Treat Severe Depression

Ketamine Can Treat Severe Depression
(Source: The first UK study of the use of ketamine intravenous infusions in people with treatment-resistant depression has been carried out in an NHS clinic by researchers at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Oxford. "Ketamine is …
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Party drug ketamine could help treat severe depression, researchers say
In treatment-resistant depression, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is occasionally considered. Although ECT is effective, this benefit has to be balanced against the risk of memory loss, which highlights the need for developing additional treatment …
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Pediatrics researcher uses NIH BRAINS award to study adolescent depression
Adolescent depression is a significant worldwide public health concern, notes Gourley, because the onset of depression in adolescence increases its rate of recurrence and resistance to treatment across the lifespan. Treatment options for adolescents …
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Party drug ketamine shows potential in treating depression
… at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Oxford, ketamine was shown to have a rapid antidepressant effect in certain patients with severe depression who had not responded to other treatment options, despite years on such treatments.
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