Ketamine Study Doc Says Don’t Try ‘Special K’ On Your Own To Fight Depression

Posted on · Earlier this week, NPR ran a series of reports on a study conducted in Houston that found ketamine might be highly effective in treating severe cases of depression. Ketamine is an animal tranquilizer. It's also a party drug known as "Special K". The lead doctor in the study says ketamine's potential ability to fight depression should not be tested at home.