Psychiatry: Injections for Depression

In the short dozen years since drug treatment of some mental illnesses was shown to be effective, medical psychiatry (as distinct from the talk-it-out schools) has taken giant strides. Now the pace is so fast that last week Psychiatrist Theodore R. Robie had the temerity to tell a group of critical professional colleagues of a promising treatment that he has been investigating for only five weeks.

Three-in-One. What Dr. Robie was describing to the Society of Biological Psychiatry was a treatment for severe, suicidal depression. And one thing that has become clear...