August 12, 2017

Mandy Oaklander

Jun 21, 2017

TIME Health

For decades, scientists have searched for a new type of antidepressant, one that works differently from the 20-plus drugs already on the market. Finding a new option is crucial, since a third of people don't respond to available de...

June 4, 2017

Yale scientists explain how ketamine vanquishes depression within hours

October 4, 2012

Many chronically depressed and treatment­ resistant patients experience immediate relief from symptoms after taking small amounts of the drug ketamine. For a decade, scientists have b...

Many Depressed Doctors Don't Seek Help

Doctors get sad, like anyone else. So how do doctors cope when sad days turn into weeks, even months? Are there unique factors that lead to physician depression? Are doctors different from the general population in the way in whic...

 

Largest Ketamine Study Ever Finds it Fights Depression

A huge study of patients who were given drugs to relieve pain found ketamine to be strikingly effective.(Cohen, Makunts, Atayee, & Abagyan, 2017)

Those who took ketamine reported symptoms of depression 50% less freq...

May 10, 2017

Many people have a preconceived image of those who suffer from depression. The patient we saw yesterday breaks all those stereotypes.  He is male, mid-40's, an educated successful professional, married with a child, and physically fit. This patient has tried SSRI's, an...

May 9, 2017

We treated our first patient today! This patient has been on and off SSRI's for years, with no real benefit. At wit's end, she approached us for Ketamine Infusion Therapy.  Her pre-treatment Beck's Depression Inventory Score was 38, putting her at the high end of the S...

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