S6E7 - Prolactin and Ketamine

The Psych Review

20-11-2023 • 30 mins

In the seventh episode of this season of The Psych Review the team dig into two papers. Dave reviews recent evidence that compares ketamine and ECT in the treatment of depression, and Alanna investigates the link between prolactin elevating antipsychotics and breast cancer.

The references for this episode are:
  • Dave: Anand. A et al. Ketamine versus ECT for nonpsychotic treatment-resistant major depression. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2023 June; 388(25):2315:2324.
  • Alanna: Hope JD, Keks NA, Copolov DL. Association between long-term use of prolactin-elevating antipsychotics in women and the risk of breast cancer: What are the clinical implications? Australas Psychiatry. 2023 Apr;31(2):205-208. doi: 10.1177/10398562231158925. Epub 2023 Mar 17. PMID: 36927059; PMCID: PMC10088343.

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