Did you know that the World Health Organization considers depression to be the leading cause of disability worldwide? This might be surprising, but the reality is that something like 1 out of every 15 adults in the U.S. experiences a major depressive episode each year. It’s this common, and yet there is still a stigma … Read More
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A new ketamine nasal spray may help people with depression that hasn’t responded to treatment with available antidepressants. Psychiatrist Amit Anand, MD, explains the potential benefits and risks.
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