Charles Raison II: ketamine and depression

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

In this edition, Charles L. Raison, MD, explores how ketamine impacts depression. He also explains how weather and climate can be a metaphor for the brain. Dr. Raison is the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families at the University of Wisconsin School of Human Ecology. After the conclusion to our discussion on ketamine, Dr. Renee Kohanski finds the psychiatric nuggets from the remarkable film, Three Identical Strangers.

Podcast Participants

Lorenzo Norris, MD
Lorenzo Norris, MD, is host of the MDedge Psychcast, editor in chief of MDedge Psychiatry, and assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University, Washington. He also serves as assistant dean of student affairs at the university, and medical director of psychiatric and behavioral sciences at GWU Hospital. Dr. Lorenzo Norris has no conflicts of interest.
Renee Kohanski, MD
Renee Kohanski, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with additional training in forensic psychiatry. She has been a board examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and she has practiced within community mental health and departments of corrections. Currently, she is the sole proprietor of RK Psychiatry Associates. She can be seen and heard as a national commentator on general issues as they may relate to psychiatry. Dr. Renee Kohanski has no conflicts of interest.