21 Jul, 2024
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Learn about treatment-resistant depression, its symptoms, and effective treatment options like esketamine and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

By Bryan Walker, PMHNP-BC Frequently, I am asked, what is treatment-resistant depression? First, let’s define depression. Depression, in many people’s minds, is sometimes envisioned as someone curled up in a fetal position in the dark, crying. But this is not at all the typical presentation of depression. Depression is an illness characterized by some of the following: […]

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Ketamine: A Rising Star in Mental Health Treatment

Ketamine is not a new phenomenon, though it seems to be in the news a lot these days as if it had been recently discovered. As a medication used traditionally as an anesthetic, ketamine now shines as a potential lifeline for those battling severe depression, anxiety, and suicidality. As an anesthesiologist, I provide all types […]