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BDNF and antidepressant response.

Posted by SLS on August 18, 2020, at 22:36:27

In reply to Re: The Grand ECT, TMS and Ketamine Thesis, posted by linkadge on August 18, 2020, at 9:43:18

> Interesting that you were involved in that study (that was the exact one that I was referring to).
> ECT, rTMS and Ketamine share a neurotrophic mechanism. They all increase BDNF, although allegedly ketamine does so after a single dose.

As suggested by Linkadge, increased BDNF production might be a common pathway of the therapeutic effects among most antidepressants.

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