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New Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression

In 2006, psychiatrist Carlos A. Zarate Jr, MD, and colleagues at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) published a seminal finding in Archives of General Psychiatry (now JAMA Psychiatry): A single intravenous dose of ketamine—an anesthetic agent with hallucinogenic properties—produced robust antidepressant effects in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) compared with placebo. The effects … Read more

Turning illness into art: Illustrating life with a chronic condition

In medical terms, every health condition has a clear definition. But only you know what it really feels like to live with it — and making others understand can be a challenge. When we asked some “Patients Like Me” members to explain what life was like with their condition, their responses painted vivid pictures of … Read more

Online survey about “disclosure” of one’s mental health diagnosis in the workplace.

University of Marlyland

Have you ever been diagnosed with some form of a mental illness (including, BUT not limited to-major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD)? Are you currently employed? Are you interested in helping researchers to better understand YOUR experiences at work? Would you like to earn $5.00. If you said yes to all of the previous … Read more