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Ketamine as a Novel Antidepressant for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Adolescents

Michael H. Bloch, MD, MS
Associate Professor • Director and Co-Founder, Pediatric Depression Clinic • Co-Director, T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Childhood Neuropsychiatric Disorders • Associate Program Director, Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program • Co-Director, Tic and OCD Program •  Child Study Center • Yale School of Medicine

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify two medications that have been approved for the treatment of depression in pediatric depression 
  • Describe the indications, time course of response, and potential side effects of SSRI in pediatric populations 
  • Describe the time course and magnitude of antidepressant effects of ketamine in adults with depression 
  • Name three clinically important unanswered questions in pediatric depression psychopharmacology


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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  • An-Nhien Le
  • Sylvestre Quevedo

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