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Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Depression?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

A recent study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry by researchers at National Institute of Mental Health showed that the medication Ketamine, given intravenously to a small group of people with bipolar depression, caused a rapid antidepressant response in a high percentage of those patients. Their responses were much better than patients given a placebo IV solution.


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