Hallucinogenic Club Drug Ketamine Found To Reduce Depression
Large-scale clinical trials have not yet been carried out to test the safety and effectiveness of ketamine as an antidepressant, but evidence continues to grow that it could have potential benefits.
San Diego Scientists Find Further Evidence A Club Drug Could Treat Depression
San Diego scientists say they have found new evidence to support the idea that a common drug — which some users take illegally for its dissociative effects — could be used to treat depression. Ketamine has long been used as an anesthetic, and some users take it as a hallucinogenic club drug. But a number of studies have shown it may also alleviate depression. (Wagner, 5/3)