“Thank goodness we now have something with a different mechanism of action than previous antidepressants. But I’m skeptical of the hype, because in this world it’s like Lucy holding the football for Charlie Brown: Each time we get our hopes up, the football gets pulled away.” NYT: Fast-Acting Depression Drug, Newly Approved, Could Help Millions. “A nasal spray version of the drug ketamine has shown promise as an antidepressant, even if its properties still aren’t well understood.”

+ Quartz: Ketamine’s journey from medicine to party drug back to medicine. (If this drug works, we’re gonna definitely party.)