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Introduction Classic psychedelics provide unique effects on human subjective experience ( Bright & Williams, 2018 ) by affecting the serotonin (or 5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) system, primarily as 5-HT 2A receptor agonists ( Forstmann & Sagioglou

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Introduction Psychedelics are a group of psychoactive drugs with powerful effects on feelings, thought, and perception ( Nichols, 2004 , 2016 ). They include mescaline (the active constituent of the cactus peyote

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observed in the case: an analgesic effect that endured for over 2 weeks. It is well known that a single administration of a psychedelic drug, such as psilocybin, can produce long-lasting effects ( Griffiths et al., 2011 ). The mechanisms underlying these

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be interacting. Acknowledgements In September 2019, the author presented on the subject of “Intergenerational Trauma: Native American Legacy” at the Psychedelic Medicine and Cultural Trauma Workshop in Louisville

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With the advancement of psychedelic science into the forefront of global consciousness, research continues to affirm the promise of psychedelic medicines to aid in the healing of those suffering from trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety

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Introduction The term ‘psychedelic’ refers to a range of hallucinogenic compounds that induce altered states of consciousness ( Garcia-Romeu, 2016 ). Broadly speaking, these compounds can be categorised into four

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Introduction Serotonergic (or “classic”) psychedelics are the objects of renewed scientific interest. These psychoactive substances can induce dramatic changes to perception, cognition, and emotion, primarily via

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Journal of Psychedelic Studies
Authors:
Kelley C. O’Donnell
,
Sarah E. Mennenga
, and
Michael P. Bogenschutz

Introduction Although clinical research on classic psychedelics [e.g., psilocybin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), and ayahuasca] dates back almost 70 years, its current iteration is relatively new. The number of groups

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complex and debilitating disorder is warranted. In this opinion piece we argue that psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy (henceforth “psychedelic therapy”) is a promising candidate that merits investigation. We begin by briefly outlining the need for new BDD

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Introduction “ Health is not simply a cost to the nation to be reduced; contradictorily, it is also a market to be grown. ” ( Dumit, 2012 , p. 9) Psychedelic medicine is

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