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Augmenting the Treatment of PTSD with Ketamine—a Review

Or Duek, Benjamin Kelmendi, Robert H. Pietrzak & Ilan Harpaz-Rotem  Published 10 May 2019 | DOI 10.1007/s40501-019-00172-0 Abstract Purpose Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating psychiatric disorder with a lifetime prevalence of 6.1% in the general adult population. Clinical guidelines for the treatment of PTSD suggest the use of trauma-focused psychotherapies such as prolonged …

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Ketamine Therapy helping veterans battle PTSD

In the meantime, practitioners of this new kind of mental healthcare can use ketamine as their psychedelic agent; and some studies, such as the one Grant participated in, are even government funded. The Ketamine for Reduction of Alcoholic Relapse (Kare) study is a novel attempt to ease the huge burden on the NHS caused by alcohol-related illnesses.

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