In contrast to improvement in emotion recognition bias by traditional antidepressants, the authors report preliminary findings that changes in facial emotion recognition are not associated with response of depressive symptoms after repeated ketamine infusions or relapse during follow-up in treatment-resistant depression.
Shiroma, P. R., Albott, C. S., Johns, B., Thuras, P., Wels, J., & Lim, K. O. (2015). The Effect of Repeated Ketamine Infusion Over Facial Emotion Recognition in Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Preliminary Report. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.14100243
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