Consequences of chronic ketamine self-administration upon neurocognitive function and psychological wellbeing: a 1-year longitudinal study.

@article{Morgan2010ConsequencesOC,
  title={Consequences of chronic ketamine self-administration upon neurocognitive function and psychological wellbeing: a 1-year longitudinal study.},
  author={C. Morgan and L. Muetzelfeldt and H. Curran},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2010},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={
          121-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND 'Recreational' use of ketamine is spreading rapidly among young people. In healthy individuals an acute dose of the N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist ketamine induces marked psychosis-like effects and cognitive impairments, but little is known about the long-term effects of the drug. AIMS To evaluate the long-term neuropsychiatric or cognitive consequences. METHODS A total of 150 individuals were assessed, 30 in each of five groups: frequent ketamine users… Expand
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