Intravenously administered ketamine shown to reduce symptoms of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder

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Intravenously administered ketamine shown to reduce symptoms of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder
For the first time, evidence that a single dose of IV-administered ketamine was associated with the rapid reduction of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in patients with chronic PTSD was demonstrated in a proof-of-concept, randomized, double blind crossover study. These findings could be the first step toward developing new interventions for PTSD.

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