Is Ketamine a Psychedelic?

Psychedelic drugs are being investigated for their therapeutic properties, particularly in the realm of mental health disorders. A version of psilocybin, for example, has been approved for human testing that is currently underway. However, as of this post, no psychedelic drugs have yet been approved by the FDA for the treatment of any disorders.This means…

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Can Ketamine Help Treat Addiction?

In addition to growing support for its use in pain, depression, and anxiety, ketamine is now being studied as a potential aid in treating addiction. The drug, which has been FDA approved for treating refractory depression and acute suicidal ideation, has shown promising results in early clinical trials for substance abuse disorders.  Traditional Treatment for…

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Ketamine for Anxiety

The use of ketamine for a variety of mood disorders is becoming more widespread, thanks to its demonstrated efficacy in cases where more traditional methods have failed. In particular, there is a growing evidence base to support the use of ketamine in treatment-resistant anxiety disorders, including Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive…

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What is Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy?

Ketamine is a drug approved by the FDA for treatment-resistent depression and acute suicidal ideation. It is also widely used to treat anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, addiction, and many other mental health disorders. It can be administered intravenously, orally, intramuscularly, or nasally*. Ketamine used in conjunction with psychological counseling is known as Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy…

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