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Ketamine is a psychedelic medication known for “dissociation,” a mindaltered state descirbed as the mind separating from the body. If misused in high doses, it can cause hallucinations, blurred vision, and out-of-body experiences. It was used a lot in the 1970s and again in the 1990s and was known as a club drug.
Fast-forward to 2022, and ketamine is reemerging – but this time in the field of medicine. Medically assisted microdose ketamine therapies are now being offered in tandem with psychotherapy, with proen results for treating mental health patients. The evidence is gaining ground, with an onslaught of recent academic, peerreviewed, and published studies pointing to ketamine as an effective treatment…