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Ketamine versus ECT for Nonpsychotic Treatment-Resistant Major Depression.

Anand, A et al. (2023).  Ketamine versus ECT for Nonpsychotic Treatment-Resistant Major Depression.  N Engl J Med 2023;388:2315-25. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2302399  Highlights: A total of 55.4% of the patients in the ketamine group and 41.2% of those in the ECT group had a response. Patients with treatment-resistant major depression without psychosis were recruited and assigned in […]

Rapid antidepressant effects of repeated doses of ketamine compared with electroconvulsive therapy in hospitalized patients with major depressive disorder.

  Ghasemi M, Kazemi MH, Yoosefi A, Ghasemi A, Paragomi P, Amini H, Afzali MH. Rapid antidepressant effects of repeated doses of ketamine compared with electroconvulsive therapy in hospitalized patients with major depressive disorder. Psychiatry Res. 2014 Feb 28;215(2):355-61. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.12.008. Epub 2013 Dec 13. PMID: 24374115. Highlights: In this blind, randomized study, 18 patients […]