Ketamine may be useful as an antidepressant due to its ability to build "stress resilience."
Depression is an illness that has been hitting people from different walks of life. A recent study indicates that ketamine which is known to be a party drug can eventually be used as a treatment for depression.
When all else failed, doctors resorted to treating patients with major depressive disorder using ketamine.
There are various means to address depression but so far much have come with side effects. But if researchers are able to succeed in somehow modifying a drug that is more commonly used as a tranquilizer for horses, this class B drug previously banned in the UK could come in handy for people dealing with the condition.
A Yale study shows that high fat diet can cause depression like symptoms.
A new UK trial found that the party drug, ketamine could treat severe case of major depressive disorder.
Ketamine treats depression by boosting serotonin, according to a new study. The anesthetic, which is sometimes used illegally as a recreational drug, is a promising candidate for the treatment of depression in patients who cannot be helped by other drugs.
A new study confirmed that ketamine, known as a club drug, can ease the symptoms of depression.
Popularly known as Special K among young drug users, Ketamine seems to be not just a club drug or an animal tranquilizer but an effective way to treat depression, a new study suggests.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.