Tag: Suicidal thoughts

Party Drug Ketamine May Help Relieve Suicidal Symptoms In Patients With Major Depression

A study revealed that anesthetic Ketamine, which is used as a recreational drug, can also be used to treat depression. The Ketamine appeared to act much faster than other anti-depressants in the treatment of symptoms including suicidality.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 16, 2018

Ketamine Rapidly Reduces Suicidal Thoughts In Depressed People, Says Study

Depressed patients who take low doses of ketamine are more likely to have decreased suicidal thoughts, according to a new study. But ketamine is still far from being a miracle drug.

Medicine December 16, 2017

Brain Scans May Help Identify People With Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal people were found to exhibit distinct brain activity patterns. Brain scans hold potential in preventing suicide, which claimed more than 41,000 lives in the United States in 2013.

Neuroscience October 31, 2017

Study Says Sleep Apnea Is Closely Linked To Chronic Depression

Treatment of sleep apnea with CPAP leads to improvement in depressive symptoms suggesting that the sleeping disorder could be misdiagnosed as depression.

Life September 26, 2015

Facebook Updates Suicide Prevention Tool: How Does It Work?

There’s a tendency for people to be over-dramatic on Facebook, but every now and then, one of those emotional posts lead to a suicide.

Internet February 26, 2015

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