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Journal of Near-Death Studies

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 245–247 | Cite as

Book Review: Ketamine: Dreams and Realities, by Karl L. R. Jansen. Sarasota, FL: Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, 2001, 355 pp., $14.95 pb. (Available from www.maps.org)

  • Rick J. Strassman
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  • Rick J. Strassman
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  1. 1.University of New Mexico School of MedicineUSA

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