At least 10-20% of the patients suffering from depression meet criteria for treatment-resistant depression (TRD)...
Ketamine therapy treatment of major depressive episodes: a systematic review
Our meta-analysis suggests that single administrations ketamine therapy are efficacious in the rapid treatment of unipolar and bipolar depression.
A Consensus Statement on the Use of Ketamine in the Treatment of Mood Disorders
Several studies now provide evidence of ketamine hydrochloride's ability to produce rapid and robust antidepressant effects in patients with mood and anxiety disorders that were previously resistant to treatment.
The Correlation Between Ketamine and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Burned Service Members
This study investigated the prevalence of PTSD in Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) service members who were treated for burns in a military treatment center.
Effects of peritraumatic ketamine medication on early and sustained posttraumatic stress symptoms in moderately injured accident victims
The data provide first evidence for a modulating effect of a single-dose ketamine on the severity and duration of posttraumatic stress symptoms in accident victims.
Efficacy of Intravenous Ketamine for Treatment of Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
This study provides the first evidence for rapid reduction in symptom severity following ketamine infusion in patients with chronic PTSD.
Ketamine in Chronic Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Review
When first and second-line drugs such as opioids, anticonvulsants, or antidepressants fail to provide satisfactory analgesia for the patient with chronic pain, third-line drugs such as ketamine may provide a suitable option...
Ketamine: New Potential as Rapid PTSD Treatment
Not just for depression anymore...