Patients with major depression have persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.
Patients have both episode and depression and mania. Ketamine treats depressive episodes.
Ketamine infusion is effective for the patients with failed antidepressant treatment and electroconvulsion therapy.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
People suffer PTSD from war,sexual assault,interpersonal violence, motor vehicle accident and traumatic event of life. Common symptoms include nightmare , flashbacks and unstable moods which causes disturbance in sleep,energy,memory. PTSD often leads to substance abuse.
Suicidal ideations associated with depression,PTSD and intractable chronic pain need immediate psychiatric attention and treatment. Studies showed ketamine infusion rapidly reversed suicidal ideations.
Many people have anxiety with depression,PTSD and chronic pain. Ketamine infusion was proven to be effective in relieving severe anxiety.