‘I’ve been taking ketamine for my depression’

'I've Been Taking Ketamine For My Depression'

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'I've been taking ketamine for my depression'

6 April 2017 Last updated at 07:19 BST

Dr Rupert McShane, who has led a trial in Oxford since 2011, says ketamine can work on patients like Helen who have depression "where nothing has helped before".

He adds there should be a national registry for those who prescribe the treatment to monitor the consequences and avoid mishandle of the Class B substance.

Commenting on the Lancet Psychiatry paper, Prof Allan Young, from the The Royal College of Psychiatrists, said there were still "significant gaps" in knowledge about ketamine's use.

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'I've Been Taking Ketamine For My Depression'
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'I've Been Taking Ketamine For My Depression'
'I've Been Taking Ketamine For My Depression'

'I've Been Taking Ketamine For My Depression'

'I've Been Taking Ketamine For My Depression'

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