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Why and How Does Ketamine Work When Other Antidepressants Don’t?

2017-03-21 12:18:42 Addiction Medicine Psychiatric Associates of SWFL Psychiatry TMS of SW Florida

Ketamine the Next-Gen Treatment “There are key questions right now concerning both the scientific understanding of ketamine and the potential future use of ketamine or ketamine-like drugs for depression,” Dr Murrough told Medscape Medical News. One question is how ketamine triggers an antidepressant response within 1 day, whereas conventional antidepressants require 2 weeks or longer to take […]


A Possible New Use for Ketamine? Depression and Aggression

2017-03-08 15:57:50 Psychiatric Associates of SWFL TMS of SW Florida

Depressive Symptoms Associated With Aggression Violence is not usually considered to be related to depression, yet findings suggest an association between violent behavior and depression or depressive symptoms in many different disorders. A Swedish study compared the criminal records of 47,158 depressed individuals with the records of 898,454 people with no history of depression matched […]


Low-Dose Ketamine In Treating Depression: An Outsider’s Perception

2017-02-22 13:01:39 Psychiatric Associates of SWFL TMS of SW Florida

As both a healthcare professional and a parent of a child who suffers from treatment resistant depression and anxiety, I have been quite attentive to the changes that arise in an individual after receiving low-dose ketamine. I thought it would be helpful to share my observations with others who are contemplating offering this innovative treatment […]