Psychology & Psychiatry

How depression and antidepressant drugs work

New research demonstrates the effectiveness of ketamine to treat depression in a mouse model of the disease and brings together two hypotheses for the cause of depression. The research, led by Bernhard Lüscher, professor ...

Medical research

Ketamine lifts depression via a byproduct of its metabolism

A chemical byproduct, or metabolite, created as the body breaks down ketamine likely holds the secret to its rapid antidepressant action, National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and grantees have discovered. This metabolite ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Molecular profiling of Ketamine's rapid antidepressant effect

One third of the patients with major depressive disorder suffer from treatment resistance and do not respond to commonly used antidepressants. Ketamine, a drug that works through a different mechanism, improves depressive ...

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