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Depression: Ketamine prevents loss of pleasure in primates

2018-12-05
Depression: Ketamine prevents loss of pleasure in primates

New research, which features in the journal Neuron, shows that primates lose excitement in anticipation of a reward when a specific area of their brain becomes overactive. The study also shows that ketamine affects this brain region and prevents the loss of pleasure.