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Ketamine: a novel antidepressant with a fast onset of action? Commentary on... Cochrane Corner

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Glutamate receptor modulators, including ketamine, are possible candidates for new antidepressants with a novel mode of action. The pair of reviews discussed in this month’s Round the Corner considered their use in treating unipolar major depression and bipolar depression. Promising results were seen for ketamine, but further studies are needed, in particular to investigate whether the benefits are sustained or can be extended by repeated or adjunctive treatment, whether ketamine is effective...

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10.1192/apt.22.4.216

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Royal College of Psychiatrists
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BJPscyh Advances More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
216-221
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-11
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2056-4686
ISSN:
2056-4678
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pubs:632215
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2016-07-06

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