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“Could a Drug Prevent Depression and PTSD?” – Rebecca Brachman, TEDTalk (Sept 2016)

Current treatments for depression and PTSD only suppress symptoms, if they work at all. What if we could prevent these diseases from developing altogether? Neuroscientist and TED Fellow Rebecca Brachman shares the story of her team’s accidental discovery of a new class of drug that, for the first time ever, could prevent the negative effects of stress — and boost a person’s ability to recover and grow. Learn how these resilience-enhancing drugs could change the way we treat mental illness.

“Patients Are Experimenting with Ketamine to Treat Depression” – Wired Magazine (June 2017)

 

*More evidence pointing towards the effectiveness of ketamine has emerged since the date of this publication. As well, intranasal ketamine was FDA approved in March of 2019, indicating increased levels of evidence for ketamine as a treatment for depression.

“Do Ketamine Clinics Need More Oversight?” – The Dr’s (Nov 2019)

The Dr’s discuss the increase in ketamine use and provider ethics.
 

*Specialized Infusions is not only proud to be thoroughly trained in the use of ketamine… we believe in the ethical application of this very important drug.

Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits – NPR.org (April 2019)

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/11/712295937/ketamine-may-relieve-depression-by-repairing-damaged-brain-circuits

From Chaos To Calm: A Life Changed By Ketamine -NPR.org (July 2018)

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/04/615671405/from-chaos-to-calm-a-life-changed-by-ketamine

A depression drug that researchers have called ‘the most important discovery in half a century’ just got a big lift – Business Insider (May 2018)

https://www.businessinsider.com/depression-medication-treatment-ketamine-2018-5

New Hope for Depression : Time Magazine (July 2017)

https://time.com/magazine/us/4876068/august-7th-2017-vol-190-no-6-u-s/

*More evidence pointing towards the effectiveness of ketamine has emerged since the date of this publication. As well, intranasal ketamine was FDA approved in March of 2019, indicating increased levels of evidence for ketamine as a treatment for depression.

Ketamine For Severe Depression Gains Popularity Among Doctors : Shots – Health News from NPR (March 2017)

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/20/520169959/ketamine-for-severe-depression-how-do-you-not-offer-this-drug-to-people

*More evidence pointing towards the effectiveness of ketamine has emerged since the date of this publication. As well, intranasal ketamine was FDA approved in March of 2019, indicating increased levels of evidence for ketamine as a treatment for depression.

Columbia University Psychiatric Division offering Ketamine Treatment

https://www.columbiapsychiatry.org/news/promising-potential-ketamine

New York University Medical Center – Finding Solutions When Depression Resists Medical Treatment

https://nyulangone.org/news/finding-solutions-when-depression-resists-medical-treatment

Scientific American – How Ketamine Changes the Depressed Patient’s Brain: The anesthetic-cum-party drug restores the ability to make connections among brain cells (April 2019)

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/behind-the-buzz-how-ketamine-changes-the-depressed-patients-brain/

National Institute of Mental Health – Highlight: Ketamine: A New (and Faster) Path to Treating Depression

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/strategic-planning-reports/highlights/highlight-ketamine-a-new-and-faster-path-to-treating-depression.shtml

National Institute of Mental Health – New Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression: Guessing Right on Ketamine

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/messages/2019/new-hope-for-treatment-resistant-depression-guessing-right-on-ketamine.shtml