Medicine Study: Already two doses of psilocybin relieve the symptoms of major depression

by Bhavi Mandalia November 10, 2020 Two doses of psilocybin in conjunction with psychotherapy help relieve the symptoms of major depression quickly, according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins University in the United States. Psilocybin is a psychedelic substance that causes aberrant, dreamy states of consciousness. It occurs naturally in some fungi. The study was published inContinue reading “Medicine Study: Already two doses of psilocybin relieve the symptoms of major depression”

Psilocybin increases the success of smoking-addiction treatment, research suggests

BY PSYPOST  OCTOBER 3, 2016  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter SHARE The use of the psychedelic drug psilocybin, in combination with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), is more effective than current smoking cessation treatments, according to a recent study published online this July in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. The study provides preliminary evidence that psilocybin-use,Continue reading “Psilocybin increases the success of smoking-addiction treatment, research suggests”

The rich history and promising future of psychedelic therapy

Hosted by Jonathan Bastian Oct. 24, 2020 HEALTH & WELLNESS Psilocybin mushroomsPhoto by Shutterstock Psychedelics have been used for thousands of years but in a provocative new book “The Immortality Key” author Brian Muraresku explores their impact on early Western civilization. Were the ancient Greeks, Romans and early Chrisitians influenced in their religious practices by psychedelics? Psilocybin, knownContinue reading “The rich history and promising future of psychedelic therapy”