B.L. is 25 years old, and has lived a life characterized by very high anxiety, frequent meltdowns—often with aggression, and highly oppositional behavior. He has been irritable, impatient and demanding, refusing to comply with rules and insubordinate of authority. He has always been very egocentric and seemed incapable of considering the needs of others. He…
She jokes, smiles, laughs…. We no longer have to walk on eggshells every moment of the day.
This video presents the cases of three individuals diagnosed with a newly defined subtype of pediatric bipolar disorder, Fear of Harm, and illustrates the effectiveness of treatment with ketamine.
For the first time in my life I react to things in a measured, balanced manner. I feel like I’m moving along with life, not constantly over-reacting to it….and I see life for the first time….
I’m a 37 year old male who, for as long as I can remember, has lived with:
- constant racing thoughts
- random but frequent disturbing thoughts
- unpredictable emotional reactions and outbursts to everything and anything
Extreme paranoia, violent irritability that held the possibility of putting myself and others in harms way, unbearable mood swings, unreliable sleep patterns, nightmares that haunted my days, and the inability to become calm or relaxed.
Ever since I was young I have been tortured with mental instability that has in every way possible hindered my growth from becoming a pleasant, content, young adult.
Our journey started in early childhood with the misdiagnosis of ADD and multiple delays in development; walking, toilet training, speech and behavioral problems.
Now that I have been taking ketamine for a while, I have had many changes in my life, emotions and myself.
January 29, 2012 ( 8 months with ketamine)
Our 16 year old son has been taking ketamine in the intranasal form for over a year.
Even the simplest statement could be interpreted as “yelling,” when he was simply being asked to do something
Dear Dr. Papolos,
I’m writing with an update on Josh. Pre-ketamine, January would usually begin his steady downward spiral, which would sometimes end up in hospitalization by spring.