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Ketamine infusions for treatment resistant depression: a series of 28 patients treated weekly or twice weekly in an ECT clinic.

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BACKGROUND: Ketamine has a rapid antidepressant effect in treatment-resistant depression (TRD). The effects on cognitive function of multiple ketamine infusions and of concurrent antidepressant medication on response rate and duration are not known. METHOD: Twenty-eight patients with uni- or bipolar TRD were treated over three weeks with either three or six ketamine infusions (0.5 mg/kg over 40 minutes) in the recovery room of a routine ECT clinic. Post-treatment memory assessments were condu...

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10.1177/0269881114527361

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SAGE Publications
Journal:
Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England) More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
6
Pages:
536-544
Publication date:
2014-04-01
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EISSN:
1461-7285
ISSN:
0269-8811
Language:
English
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458835
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2014-06-17

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