Advertisement

Psychiatric Quarterly

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 646–657 | Cite as

Attenuation of anticipation: A therapeutic use of lysergic acid diethylamide

  • Eric Kast
Article

Summary and Conclusions

Theoretical reasons for the use of LSD as an analgesic agent are elaborated. In a series of 128 patients the analgesic action of LSD is further confirmed, and the undesirable pharmacologic effects are discussed. The relative safety of the drug for that use is demonstrated, and further study is recommended.

Keywords

Public Health Pharmacologic Effect Analgesic Action Theoretical Reason Analgesic Agent 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Huxley, Aldous: The Doors of Perception. Harper & Row. New York. 1956.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Malitz, S.: Pharmacologic advances in psychiatry. N. Y. S. J. Med., 57: 3293, 1957.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Kast, Eric C.: A study of lysergic acid diethylamide as an analgesic agent. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 43: 285, 1964.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Kuromaru, S.; Okada, S.; Hanada, M.; Kasahara, Y., and Sakamoto, K.: Effect of LSD-25 on the phantom limb: the problem of body scheme and the therapeutic use of LSD-25. Psychiat. Neurol. Jap., 64: 604, 1962.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kast, Eric C.: An understanding and measurement of human pathologic pain and the analgesic activity of methotrimeprazine. J. New Drugs, 6: 142, 1966.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    —: The measurement of pain, a new approach to an old problem. J. New Drugs, 2: 344, 1962.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Pavlov, I.: Lectures on the Conditioned Reflex. International Publishers. New York. 1928.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Sabshin, M., and Ramot, J.: Pharmacotherapeutic evaluation and the psychiatric setting. Arch. Neurol. and Psychiat., 75: 362, 1956.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Psychiatric Quarterly 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Kast
    • 1
  1. 1.Chicago

Personalised recommendations