Ketamine: Why can’t severely depressed patients access this effective treatment?

A national problem has been entrusted to a small clinic in Moss, says Ingmar Clausen.

Depression is a major cause of decreased quality of life. Between six and twelve percent of all people in Norway suffer from depression at any given time. It can even be fatal. In Norway, around 650 people take their own lives every year. Many of them are severely depressed. Current treatment is not good enough … Read more

These states have the highest rates of depressed adults, according to the CDC

Pedestrians walk past the entrance to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the third day of the government shutdown in Atlanta on Monday, January 22, 2018. A CDC study shows the rate of depression in every U.S. state and county .

Pedestrians walk past the entrance to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the third day of the government shutdown in Atlanta on Monday, January 22, 2018. A CDC study shows the rate of depression in every U.S. state and county . | David Goldman, Associated Press In a 2020 study, the Centers … Read more