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A preliminary study of anti-suicidal efficacy of repeated ketamine infusions in depression with suicidal ideation.

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Summary of "A preliminary study of anti-suicidal efficacy of repeated ketamine infusions in depression with suicidal ideation."

Suicide is a tremendous public health crisis and is demanded urgent intervention. Previous studies found that ketamine intervention could rapidly reduce suicidal ideation in depression. However, the comparatively study in Chinese population remains absence. The current study aims to assess the anti-suicidal efficacy of repeated ketamine infusions for Chinese depressed suicidal patients, especially distinguish between low suicidal ideation (SI) group and high SI group.

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Name: Journal of affective disorders
ISSN: 1573-2517
Pages: 205-212

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