Stress, Anxiety, or Depression? Treatment Starts With the Right Diagnosis
Wherever constant stress lives, so too does its more agitated and debilitating cousin: anxiety. About 31% of Americans will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. What’s more, anxiety often goes hand-in-hand with depression.Source: Yale Medicine
Wilkinson: What is the Deal with Esketamine?
Samuel Wilkinson, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Director of the Yale Depression Research Program, writes in Psychiatric Times about the drug esketamine, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last year as the first rapid-acting therapy for treatment-resistant depression.Source: Psychiatric Times
Wilkinson Honored with New Investigator Award from ISCTM
Samuel Wilkinson, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Director of the Yale Depression Research Program, has been awarded a New Investigator Award from the International Society of CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM).
New depression drug related to ketamine recommended by FDA panel
Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, George D. and Esther S. Gross Professor of Psychiatry; Director of the Yale Depression Research Program; and Co-Director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Interventional Psychiatry Service is featured in a NBC Nightly News report about the drug esketamine.Source: NBC Nighly News
Can we stop suicides? The use of ketamine to treat depression
Samuel Wilkinson, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Director of the Yale Depression Research Program, offers perspective in a New York Times report on the use of the drug ketamine to treat patients with depression.Source: The New York Times
Acute and longer-term outcomes using ketamine as a clinical treatment at the Yale Psychiatric Hospital
Yale researchers, including first author Samuel Wilkinson, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, describe in a paper published in Biological Psychiatry their experience providing ketamine as a clinical treatment to participants with severe and treatment-resistant mood disorders.Source: Biological Psychiatry
Sanacora featured in CBS This Morning report on ketamine as a treatment for depression
Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Yale Depression Research Program, was interviewed for a CBS This Morning report on the use of ketamine to treat depression.Source: CBS This Morning
Ketamine for severe depression: 'How do you not offer this drug to people?'
NPR's news program All Things Considered spoke to Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Yale Depression Research Program about the use of the drug ketamine to treat depression.Source: NPR's "All Things Considered"
Yale Psychiatry ketamine research highlighted in The Washington Post
Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of the Yale Depression Research Program, is featured in a Washington Post report on the impact the drug ketamine has on people who suffer from depression.Source: The Washington Post
Depression treatments inspired by ketamine move ahead in tests
Antidepressant drugs that work in hours instead of weeks could be on the market within three years, researchers say. "I think it's highly probable that we'll see some version of one of these treatments being approved in the relatively near future," says Dr. Gerard Sanacora, director of the Yale Depression Research Program.Source: NPR
Suicide prevention and ketamine
Suicide, a significant public health problem, is closely linked with mental health conditions, especially depression. At the Yale Depression Research Clinic, a clinical trial is now underway to determine whether esketamine, a form of the drug ketamine, can help prevent suicide in depressed patients.
CME Opportunity: 4th Annual Psychopharmacology Master Class
The 4th Annual Psychopharmacology Master Class will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014. Certified for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM), the course will provide updates on recent clinical data and expert recommendations for the treatment of mood disorders with a specific focus on depression. Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of the Yale Depression Research Program, is the course director.Source: Yale CME
New drug shows same antidepressant effect as ketamine, study shows
A drug under development seems to have similar antidepressant effects as previously observed with ketamine, but without the same level of dangerous side effects seen when the anesthetic is abused as a party drug, according to a new Yale-led study. Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of the Yale Depression Research Program, is first author.
Ketamine & Depression: Changing Your State Of Mind -- In Depth Doctor's Interview
Ivanhoe Broadcast News interviews Dr. Gerard Sanacora about his research on ketamine and depression. He states, "A lot of our work is actually trying to understand the changes that occur, after a dosing of ketamine, that are associated with the clinical benefit."Source: Ivanhoe Broadcast News