Ketamine Information and Links

What is ketamine and can it help you? Here are some links you can use to find out more before you get started.


Informational Sites:

Spravato Versus Ketamine Infusions

News Article Links:

NPR – Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits

Newsweek – Ketamine Shows Promise as Treatment for Adolescents with Depression

CNN – Ketamine Offers Lifeline for Suicidal Thoughts – Erin Burnett Out Front/Dr. Sanjay Gupta

CBS News – Ketamine Helping the Severely Depressed

Chicago Tribune – Ketamine, Notorious Club Drug, Shows Promise as a Treatment for Depression, Studies Indicate

PBS – Ketamine: The Biggest Breakthrough For Depression Sufferers

Scientific Journal Links:

NIH – Ketamine lifts depression via a byproduct of its metabolism

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapy

America Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management – Intravenous Ketamine Guidelines for Pain Management

Papers (Pdf):

NIH Public Access – Rapid Resolution of Suicidal Ideation after a Single Infusion of an NMDA Antagonist in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Major Depressive Disorder

Ketamine Alleviates Depressive-Like Behaviors via Down-Regulating Inflammatory Cytokines Induced by Chronic Restraint Stress in Mice

Ketamine Administration in Depressive Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Efficacy of Intravenous Ketamine for Treatment of Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – A Randomized Clinical Trial

HHS Public Access – Assessing Measures of Suicidal Ideation in Clinical Trials with a Rapid-Acting Antidepressant

NIH Public Access – Antidepressant Efficacy of Ketamine in Treatment-Resistant Major Depression: A Two-Site Randomized Controlled Trial