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Do the dissociative side effects of ketamine mediate its antidepressant effects?

Luckenbaugh DA, Niciu MJ, Ionescu DF, Nolan NM, Richards EM, Brutsche NE, Guevara S, Zarate CA. Do the dissociative side effects of ketamine mediate its antidepressant effects? J Affect Disord. 2014 Apr;159:56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.02.017. Epub 2014 Feb 18. PMID: 24679390; PMCID: PMC4065787. Highlights: Dissociative effects predicted a better and longer antidepressant effect. 108 treatment-resistant inpatient […]