Psychedelic drugs in science and medicine

author: Robin Carhart-Harris, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London
published: Sept. 7, 2015,   recorded: May 2015,   views: 1540


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Psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia by certain cultures and are now being used by scientists and doctors in contemporary science and medicine to understand the brain and treat certain mental disorders such as depression. Dr Robin Carhart-Harris will describe his research with these unusual compounds, which includes the first ever functional brain imaging studies with LSD and psilocybin (aka 'magic mushrooms') and an ongoing study investigating whether psilocybin can be used to treat depression.

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Comment1 Kreston, November 29, 2023 at 12:36 p.m.:

Did you know that psychedelic substances such as psilocybin can be useful in treating addiction and depression? I had an alcohol addiction and only thanks to magic mushrooms from this site I was able to solve my psychological problems. Of course, such mushrooms should be taken in microdoses and more than once to get a good therapeutic effect.

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