“Intensive 7-day Treatment for PTSD Combining Ketamine With Exposure Therapy”
The purpose of this study is to combine a single infusion of Ketamine with 7-days of trauma focus psychotherapy to relieve post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms more effectively. This treatment has the potential to produce a significant therapeutic effect that otherwise would take months to occur.
Drug - Ketamine
Prolonged exposure therapy combined with a single infusion of 0.50 mg/kg/hour for 40 min on day 2.
Drug - Midazolam
Prolonged exposure therapy combined with a single infusion of 0.045 mg/kg/hour for 40 min on day 2.
Combining Neurobiology and New Learning: Ketamine and Prolonged Exposure: A Potential Rapid Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)