The Therapeutic Effects of Ketamine in Mental Health Disorders: A Narrative Review

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Ketamine, a non-competitive N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist, is commonly used as an anesthetic and analgesic, but has recently shown promising research in treating certain mental health conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, substance use disorder (SUD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and suicidal ideation [1,2]. Due to its euphoric, dissociative, and hallucinogenic properties, […]

This Wellness Center Uses Ketamine for Mental Health

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Dr. Radowitz said that he sees “no difference whatsoever” between esketamine and ketamine, contrary to the F.D.A.’s assessments. Even so, he doesn’t think two hours is “necessary.” He acknowledges that Nushama’s practices differ from F.D.A. protocols for administering esketamine, but said he is not worried about potential risks or legal […]

Once-taboo ketamine booms for US at-home mental care

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Issued on: 20/02/2022 – 03:18Modified: 20/02/2022 – 03:16 Washington (AFP) – Americans are paying to get a star of the psychedelic medicine movement –- ketamine -– shipped to them for at-home mental health treatments that are being called both a breakthrough and a gamble. A pandemic-spurred easing of prescription rules […]

Ketamine may relieve depression and other mental health issues

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Share on PinterestA new review of existing research concludes that ketamine may quickly relieve some mental health symptoms. Ashima Narain/Getty Images University of Exeter researchers have published a review of research evaluating ketamine’s value in mental health therapy. The review of studies found that ketamine may quickly alleviate depression and […]

Ketamine therapy shows great promise for mental health

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A systematic review of dozens of research papers has found that ketamine therapy has a quick, short-term effect of reducing depression symptoms and suicidal thoughts, making it a promising mental health treatment alternative. The U.K’s University of Exeter, in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, examined 33 systematic reviews, […]