It is proposed that ketamine has potential for treatment of major depression associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat veterans... Of particular note was his experience of normalized and restorative sleep, as well as disappearance of all debilitating nightmare events.
This study investigated the prevalence of PTSD in Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) service members who were treated for burns in a military treatment center.
Effects of peritraumatic ketamine medication on early and sustained posttraumatic stress symptoms in moderately injured accident victims
The data provide first evidence for a modulating effect of a single-dose ketamine on the severity and duration of posttraumatic stress symptoms in accident victims.
This study provides the first evidence for rapid reduction in symptom severity following ketamine infusion in patients with chronic PTSD.
Not just for depression anymore...