Ketamine Isn’t an Opioid and Treats Depression in a Unique Way
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, July 31, 2019
Ketamine has gotten a bad rap as an opioid when there’s plenty of evidence suggesting it isn’t one, Johns Hopkins experts say.
Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits
NPR, April 11, 2019
The anesthetic ketamine can relieve depression in hours and keep it at bay for a week or more.
Special K: Ketamine, From Party Drug To Depression Medication
NPR , April 22, 2019
Recently, the FDA approved a new drug based on ketamine to treat treatment-resistant depression.
Ketamine offers lifeline for people with severe depression, suicidal thoughts
CNN, August 4, 2018
Ketamine is a powerful medication used in hospitals primarily as an anesthetic, but recent scientific studies have shown significant promise with treatment-resistant depression and suicidal ideation.
Lasers Highlight Ketamine’s depression-fighting Secrets
WIRED magazine, April 11, 2019
Researchers implanted prisms in mouse brains to watch how ketamine affects neurons. The findings could lead to more effective antidepressant treatments.