The Prevalence of Depression
Depression

The Prevalence of Depression

Given the prevalence of treatment-resistant depression, using ketamine for depression to manage it seems like a reasonable approach.  Patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) typically have a 10 and 20 percent chance of a positive response with traditional pharmaceutical interventions, while recent medical reports that indicate that TRD suffers see a positive response rate between 50 […]

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Discussing ketamine with a depressed person
Depression

The Secret of Discussing Ketamine with a Depressed Person

Although it sounds easy enough, discussing ketamine with a depressed person can be tricky, because you want to avoid making the person feel worse. As a family member or friend, there are different ways that you can approach helping someone you care about and encouraging them to get help. More than 300 million people experience […]

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Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for Depression
Depression

Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for Depression: What You Need To Know

As a stand-alone medicine, ketamine, the only currently legal psychedelic therapy, demonstrates effectiveness treating for unipolar and bipolar depression.  This has led therapists to develop ketamine-assisted psychotherapy for depression, a growing area of interest within the psychotherapy field, specifically for use in cases of treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Its legal status has earned high-level acceptance and […]

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