Psychiatric Quarterly

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

Attenuation of anticipation: A therapeutic use of lysergic acid diethylamide

  • Eric Kast

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.


Public Health Pharmacologic Effect Analgesic Action Theoretical Reason Analgesic Agent 
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© The Psychiatric Quarterly 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Kast
    • 1
  1. 1.Chicago

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