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Ketamine treatment for therapy resistant depression

Off label use of ketamine to treat therapy resistant depression

  1. Pjotr777
    Study Author(s):
    Tony Kerby
    Journal Name:
    The lancet
    Publication Date:
    September 2015
    Long used as an anaesthetic and analgesic, most people familiar with ketamine know of it for this purpose. Others know it as a party drug that can give users an out-of-body experience, leaving them completely disconnected from reality. Less well known is its growing off-label use in the USA for depression, in many cases when other options have been exhausted.

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