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A RECOVERY STORY: After Every Available Option Was Exhausted, Ketamine Has Enabled Her Life to Resume

Making a peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich is something people do almost mindlessly, or so you might say. But it is a task that involves a number of very real cognitive challenges: you have to remember where the peanut butter, jelly, and bread are.

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Teasing out Different Subtypes of Depression

Recent brain scan analysis suggests four distinct kinds of depression, says Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Feil Family Brain & Mind Res

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Treatment–Resistant Depression

An important discovery has been made at the University of Pittsburgh. It raises the prospect that there may be an entirely new way of relieving major depression in people who repeatedly have failed to respond to existing treatments—people at elevated risk for suicide whose lives are often unrelentingly dark and full of anguish.

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