Rapid-acting antidepressants: Shared neuropharmacological mechanisms

@inproceedings{Kohtala2019RapidactingAS,
  title={Rapid-acting antidepressants: Shared neuropharmacological mechanisms},
  author={Samuel Kohtala},
  year={2019}
}
  • Samuel Kohtala
  • Published 2019
Major depressive disorder is a common and devastating psychiatric disorder. While pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy can be effective, a significant proportion of patients remain treatment resistant. Traditional antidepressants need to be taken for several weeks or months before the therapeutic effects become evident. For treatment-resistant patients, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is still the most effective treatment. Postictal slowing of electroencephalogram (EEG) activity has been… CONTINUE READING

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