JUL 15, 2021 8:13 AM PDT

Ketamine's Effects on Pain and Mental Health

WRITTEN BY: Annie Lennon

Ketamine is receiving increasing amount of attention both for its effects in mental health- particularly in depression- and as an anaesthetic. That said, here's a summary of how the drug works throughout the body for both pain and mental health. 

 

 

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About the Author
University College London
Annie Lennon is a writer whose work also appears in Medical News Today, Psych Central, Psychology Today, and other outlets. When she's not writing, she is COO of Xeurix, an HR startup that assesses jobfit from gamified workplace simulations.
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