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Mississippi voters in November passed a ballot initiative that proposes amending the state constitution to legalize medical cannabis and for the state to govern its distribution. Now the Mississippi Supreme Court will decide whether Initiative 65 was unconstitutional. The question hinges on voter signatures needed to get the initiative on the ballot. The AMA and […]
Repeated intravenous infusions of ketamine provide rapid relief for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, new research suggests. In what investigators are calling the first randomized controlled trial of repeated ketamine administration for chronic PTSD, 30 patients received six infusions of ketamine or midazolam (used as a psychoactive placebo) over 2 consecutive weeks. Between baseline and week 2, those receiving ketamine […]
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Repeated ketamine infusions may lead to rapid symptom improvement in people with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suggests a study in AJP in Advance. Participants who received six ketamine infusions over a two-week period experienced greater drops in PTSD symptoms and comorbid depressive symptoms compared with participants who received the sedative midazolam. The findings are “an important next […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a statement that face masks do in fact offer protection to the wearer in addition to helping prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Initially, it was thought that masks only prevented individuals from spreading the virus to others, but new research shows that exposure from infectious droplets is lowered through the filtration […]
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) continues to make headlines given multiple military engagements across the world and civilian traumas, and resultant PTSD development continues at an even pace. Currently, antidepressant and cognitive-behavioral therapy have the greatest evidence base but still do not yield a remission of PTSD symptoms in many patients. Off-label and novel treatments continue […]
Cannabis is a commonly used drug, and a substantialminority of individuals who use it frequently willdevelop cannabis use disorder (CUD). Johnson andcolleagues1 identify a high genetic correlation betweenliability to frequent cannabis use and CUD. This finding isin line with previous twin research, which has identifieda high correlation between additive genetic influencesacting on exposure to cannabis, […]
Compounding stressors this year are seriously threatening the mental health of Americans, particularly the youngest generation, according to results of a national survey by the American Psychological Association. Major sources of this stress include concerns regarding COVID-19, health care, the economy, racism and the U.S. presidential election. “This survey confirms what many mental health experts […]