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Ketamine's Rapid Effects in Depression and OCD: Cause for Hope and Caution

Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

Because ketamine has FDA approval, it can be prescribed legally by any physician. In fact, there are multiple private clinics advertising ketamine infusions, for a fee. But ketamine is still in an early stage of development for depression and OCD. I have my concerns and we need more evidence for its safe use in individuals suffering from these mental illnesses.

Girls and OCD

Tara Fass | Posted 05.12.2014 | TV
Tara Fass

OCD afflicts Girls main character Hannah, who has been in remission for the better part of a decade. When it returns, we see a full blown relapse in all its eerie "glory." Hannah's first bout officially appeared in high school. We imagine her as a neurotic over-achiever with dreams of being a writer, who went overboard, as she became out of control with her desire to be in control.

How to Stop Worrying About Worrying

Therese Borchard | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Too many "what if's" and your orbital cortex as shown will light up in beautiful neon colors, like the walls of my daughter's bedroom. However, with repeated cognitive-behavioral exercises, you can cool it down and return your PET scan to the boring black and white.