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Ketamine Is Revealing a New Understanding of Depression and the Brain

Some experts view ketamine as a tool to unravel the biological causes of depression and, perhaps someday, cure it

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Lauren Tanabe

Lauren Tanabe

I’m a writer in Detroit and former scientist. I have a sciencey PhD from Columbia University and two young kids. I like coffee, silence, and brains. ltanabe.com

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