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IJTS Special Topic Section: Ketamine ● The Transformative Power of Ketamine: Psychedelic States and a Personal History of Transformation

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Abstract

A discussion of the nature of transformation and its relationship to psychedelic experiences— particularly ketamine experiences—is presented and discussed along with a schema for thinking about types of states that may be encountered and transformations that may occur related to psychedelic use and practice. This is followed by a longitudinal historical approach for portraying and examining personal transformation along with a proposed instrument— The Transformational Codex—for cataloging that history and the elements that compose it.

Wolfson, P. E. (2014). The Transformative Power of Ketamine: Psychedelic States and a Personal History of Transformation. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 33(2).
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