End of life patients face mental health challenges uniquely existential and spiritual in nature — but psychedelics are emerging as a possible solution to relieve the suffering.
Here's what it means for the field.
Ingesting tiny doses of hallucinogens might not have the outsized benefits that some people claim it does.
Our society is in a mental health crisis. Are psychedelics the way out?
A small, Seattle-based study will look to see if the psychedelic can alleviate the pandemic’s mental health impact.
The real risks of psychedelics, explained by a Johns Hopkins expert.
Psychedelic medicines are surging in popularity. Here’s how they work.
Psychedelics have been shown to help reduce depression. This study may show us why.
Research shows that psilocybin leads people away from materialism and toward transcendentalism. Apparently, mushrooms teach metaphysics.
The initial study lays the groundwork for another larger, longer phase 2 trial.
Two different studies provide further evidence of the efficacy of psychedelics in treating depression.
In a psychedelic state, the relationship between your “narrative” and “minimal” selves seems to transform in unique ways.
Depression might be similar to dreaming.
The compound found in "magic mushrooms" has significant and fast-acting impact on the brains of rats.
Psychedelic therapy will become legal in Oregon in 2023. That's thanks largely to a renaissance of psychedelic research that's changing attitudes on the substances' medical potential.
Zuranolone might help people feel better sooner than if they were relying on standard treatment alone.
Which studies are actually worth the hype?
New study suggests the placebo effect can be as powerful as microdosing LSD.
Some scientists believe that DMT could revolutionize the treatment of depression.
UNC School of Medicine researchers identified the amino acid responsible for the trip.
It’s not a huge leap to imagine we could target the biological processes that mediate our behaviours.
As a new industry emerges, therapists need to be educated.
Would you want to live in any of these places?
Brian C. Muraresku, New York Times best-selling author of "The Immortality Key," unpacks ancient evidence for the widespread ritual use of psychoactive plants.
Another study confirms the positive effects of psychedelics on mental health.
That's not frankincense you smell at the "holy of the holies."