New Study Finds Ketamine Alleviates Depression

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Published on April 17, 2018 - Duration: 00:35s

A phase 2 study found that ketamine can alleviate symptoms of major depression and suicidal thoughts.

The compound, which has a history of recreational use as a party drug, was administered in a nasal spray mist.

According to researchers, a specific part of the ketamine molecule was synthesized in liquid form, and compared against current treatment methods and a placebo.

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