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November 2, 2018

MDMA therapy achieves astounding 76% success rate for treating PTSD

Newly published results from a Phase 2 clinical trial into the efficacy of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy…
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November 1, 2018

ketamine’s antidepressant effects

Breakthrough study finds new mechanism explaining ketamine's antidepressant effects A team at the University of…
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November 1, 2018

Psilocybin therapy

Psychedelic psilocybin therapy for depression granted Breakthrough Therapy status by FDA In an extraordinary step…
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September 21, 2018

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy,…
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September 1, 2018

How and Why Silicon Valley Gets High

Everyone’s hoping a little LSD can lead them to the next billion-dollar idea. Over the…
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September 1, 2018

Scientists Are Starting to Test Claims about “Microdosing”

Dennis van der Meijden isn’t aiming to see the face of God, feel one with…
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September 1, 2018

FDA Approves Magic Mushrooms For Treating Depression

The Food and Drug Administration has taken an active role in approving new therapies to…
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July 20, 2018

The Science of the Psychedelic Renaissance

n 1960, Allen Ginsberg wrote a letter to Timothy Leary, then a professor at Harvard.…
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July 20, 2018

Religion as a Product of Psychotropic Drug Use

The notion that hallucinogenic drugs played a significant part in the development of religion has…
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July 20, 2018

The Psychedelic Miracle

Dr. X is a dad. Appropriately – boringly – at 4:37 p.m. on a national…
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July 20, 2018

LSD May Chip Away at the Brain’s “Sense of Self” Network

From Tom Wolfe’s account of the LSD-loving Merry Pranksters and their bus ride across America…
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July 20, 2018

Treating Addiction with Psychedelics

The psychedelic drug ibogaine is known for two things: its reputation in some circles as…
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July 20, 2018

Do Psychedelics Expand the Mind by Reducing Brain Activity?

What would you see if you could look inside a hallucinating brain? Despite decades of…
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July 20, 2018

Should We Loosen the Restrictions on Psychedelics?

The resumption of clinical research with psychedelics is producing preliminary evidence of benefit for a…
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July 20, 2018

Music helps hallucinogens heal minds, scientist finds

“I’m going to take you on a ride here,” the music seemed to tell a…
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July 20, 2018

Psychedelic drugs now used in human studies

After decades of political suppression, studies on psychedelics are now experiencing what top researchers have…
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July 20, 2018

Agony &

As human beings, we are hardwired to experience Ecstasy, Epiphany, Laughter and Bliss. Little children…
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July 20, 2018

LSD May Help Treat Alcoholism

The psychedelic drug LSD can help people with alcoholism quit or cut back their drinking,…
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July 20, 2018

‘Magic Mushrooms’ Can Improve Psychological Health Long Term

The psychedelic drug in magic mushrooms may have lasting medical and spiritual benefits, according to…
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July 20, 2018

‘Magic Mushrooms’ Trigger Lasting Personality Change

The psychedelic drug psilocybin (the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms”) may produce lasting, positive changes…
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July 6, 2018

Can meditation and psychedelics have the same benefits for your mind?

(CNN)Do you ever find yourself worrying about an upcoming situation, even though similar past experiences…
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July 6, 2018

Psychedelic ayahuasca works against severe depression, study finds

"Leon" is a young Brazilian man who has long struggled with depression. He keeps an anonymous…
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June 26, 2018

Psychedelics may pave path to aid PTSD, more

Psychedelic drugs’ mindexpanding properties may be rooted in their ability to prompt neurons to branch…
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June 5, 2018

A neuroscientist reviews Michael Pollan’s “How to Change Your Mind”

The book shines new light on the revitalized field of psychedelic medicine It’s safe to…
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June 2, 2018

People with Addiction Are Tripping on Shrooms to Find God and Get Sober

New research suggests that psilocybin-assisted therapy may lead to "God moments" that can have surprising…
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May 28, 2018

How LSD Microdosing Became the Hot New Business Trip

Regular doses of acid have become the creativity enhancer of choice for some professionals Let's…
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May 28, 2018

Michael Pollan takes a trip in his latest book, “How to Change Your Mind”

Over the past 30 years, in numerous food- and farm-related articles, and in his five…
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May 28, 2018

How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan – review

In 1938, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, seeking a new drug to stimulate blood circulation,…
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May 28, 2018

Michael Pollan: Can Psychedelics Save the World?

Most people know Michael Pollan as a food writer. His 2006 book, The Omnivore's Dilemma,…
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May 28, 2018

A Strait-Laced Writer Explores Psychedelics, and Leaves the Door of Perception Ajar

Microdosing is hot. If you haven’t heard — but you probably have, from reports of…
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May 28, 2018

Americans are excited to make psychedelics mainstream once again

It’s difficult to turn on the radio or open a magazine at the moment without…
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May 25, 2018

A Drug Researcher Talks Michael Pollan’s Book, PTSD Treatment And Trump On LSD

The endgame for psychedelic drugs isn’t “microdosing Fridays.” It’s treating major mental illness. The idea…
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May 17, 2018

This Will Change Your Mind About Psychedelic Drugs

For years, the field of mental health has been largely barren of meaningful treatment advances.…
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May 14, 2018

Ketamine, notorious club drug, shows promise as a treatment for depression, studies indicate

Sabrina Misra suffered from depression for most of her life, but last summer, it became…
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May 14, 2018

Ketamine offers new hope for patients with severe depression

Inspired by promising research into ketamine's therapeutic effects, people are swapping strategies online on how…
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May 9, 2018

Ketamine Stirs up Hope—and Controversy—as a Depression Drug

The next big depression treatment might be ketamine, but how best to use it remains…
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May 7, 2018

Ecstasy as a Remedy for PTSD? You Probably Have Some Questions.

The drug known by the street names Ecstasy or Molly could be a promising treatment…
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May 2, 2018

Professor Probes Psychedelic Drugs for a Cure to Nicotine Addiction

Despite science’s checkered history of experimenting with mind-bending drugs, Johnson insists his field of interest…
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May 2, 2018

Can Mushrooms Treat Depression?

I TRIED magic mushrooms out of curiosity and in middle age. I’d been on the…
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May 2, 2018

Novel psychopharmacological therapies for psychiatric disorders: psilocybin and MDMA

phosphorloxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (psilocybin) and methylenedioxymethamfetamine (MDMA), best known for their illegal use as psychedelic drugs, are…
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May 2, 2018

Psilocybin can reduce the pain of social exclusion

It hurts to be left out, but for most people, social exclusion doesn’t become pathological.…
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May 2, 2018

Magic-mushroom drug lifts depression in first human trial

Researchers' long fight to test psilocybin's safety finally yields fruit. A hallucinogenic drug derived from…
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May 2, 2018

Hallucinogen Therapy is Coming

hree years later Daniel Kreitman still chokes up when he talks about what he saw,…
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May 2, 2018

Magic Mushrooms ‘reboot’ brain in depressed people – study

Patients unresponsive to conventional treatments benefit when treated with natural psychoactive compound, but researchers warn…
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May 2, 2018

Running Away or Righting The Way: Is Psilocybin a Viable Psychiatric Treatment?

Richard Cone was going to die, just like everybody else. But unlike most, he could…
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