Esketamine

Misinformation about Esketamine (Spravato) and IV Ketamine

Misinformation about esketamine (Spravato) discourages patients from receiving treatment.

They’re different, but each can bring relief to those who suffer. As word gets out that esketamine intranasal spray has been approved by the FDA, the internet is rippling with articles, posts, interviews, newsclips and press releases about ketamine — IV ketamine, esketamine, and ketamine nasal spray. And — online forums and meeting places are […]

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Ketamine: Dissociation Quality Determines Remission

Dissociation quality determines remission for this man.

Transformative remission is inextricably linked to the quality, depth, and degree of dissociation during ketamine infusions. Christopher trudged through the day, listless. He felt dead inside. Just couldn’t work up a care about what happened at the job interview. But practicality — the bills were piling up — drove him to go anyway. He did […]

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Esketamine FDA Approval Marks a New Era in Psychiatric Medicine

Esketamine FDA approval ushers in a new era in psychiatric medicine.

Have you heard? In the “ketamine for depression” world we’re all a-buzz. Esketamine nasal spray’s been added to our arsenal to fight refractory depression. This is the first psychiatric medicine of its kind to win FDA approval. A medicine developed in a new brand new direction — glutamate modulation — to stimulate production of BDNF […]

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Advances in Psychiatric Treatment: 2018 in Review

Advances in psychiatric treatment help this man find joy again.

Happy New Year!!  The big silver ball falls tonight to celebrate the birth of 2019. Let’s celebrate the unprecedented, transforming, and ever-accelerating advances in psychiatric treatment this year and the neuroscience that backs it up. Celebrate is the word. Because we’re so grateful to the courageous researchers around the beginning of the 21st century who […]

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2018 Innovative Psychiatry: Ketamine Developments

2018 Innovative Psychiatry ketamine developments show 80% response in treatment-resistant disorders.

What a year it’s been!! As this busy year creeps toward its end, it’s fun to look back on all we’ve accomplished in our hard work to help find more effective treatment for those who suffer with symptoms that don’t respond to traditional treatment. Since the early beginnings in my work as a psychiatrist, I’ve […]

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Ketamine KRIYA Conference 2018

2018 Innovative Psychiatry ketamine developments included a well-received presentation at the Kriya conference in San Francisco.

KRIYA!! The most phenomenal ketamine conference to date!   Last weekend I attended and presented at the ketamine KRIYA Conference 2018 in San Francisco. This conference emerged as the most dynamic gathering of front-line ketamine practitioners I’ve ever experienced. And what an event! The ketamine KRIYA Conference 2018 was extraordinarily different than any other research […]

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So You Want to Buy Esketamine Nasal Spray… Really??

When esketamine nasal spray didn't help, ketamine treatment did for this man.

Is It the Hype…?  Or Is There Something about Esketamine You Really Want…? Ok,  you’ve been wishing for a remedy for your distress with this mood disorder.  I get it. Something that will do more than take the edge off, but instead will really help you feel good again. You’ve heard about ketamine treatment, but having to go to […]

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