Single dose of psilocybin relieves anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer

BY NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE  DECEMBER 1, 2016  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter When combined with psychological counseling, a single dose of a mind-altering compound contained in psychedelic mushrooms significantly lessens mental anguish in distressed cancer patients for months at a time, according to results of a clinical trial led by researchers at NYU LangoneContinue reading “Single dose of psilocybin relieves anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer”

Psilocybin makes cancer patients see their loved ones in a new light

BY ERIC W. DOLAN  SEPTEMBER 5, 2017  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter SHARE New research sheds light on why the psychedelic drug psilocybin helps to lessen the mental anguish experienced by people with advanced cancer. “The findings of the study support the conclusion that psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy is well accepted by participants and constitutes a promising intervention forContinue reading “Psilocybin makes cancer patients see their loved ones in a new light”