Year: 2016 Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research.(2014).58:161Ð166.doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.07.027 SIEC No: 20160143

We investigated the effects of ketamine on suicidal ideation across clinical trials. Suicidal ideation, as independent from depression or anxiety, was evaluated. Depression accounted a limited amount of variance of change in suicidal thoughts. Ketamine had an effect on suicidal thoughts independent of depression and anxiety. Anxiety may be an important treatment target for suicide risk.

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