People suffering might feel a sense of crippling fear even when there’s no present threat. One small trigger can bring back all of the horror surrounding the initial trauma making it hard to function. PTSD affects around 8 million people a year in the US alone. Those who suffer have been far misunderstood because of the stigma surrounding mental health.
Bipolar depression is one of the conditions for which ketamine is sometimes considered. This article explains what bipolar disorder and bipolar depression are, and discusses the possible role of ketamine in the treatment of bipolar depression.