Psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy produces large, rapid, and sustained antidepressant effects

BY ERIC W. DOLAN  NOVEMBER 29, 2020 Combining the psychedelic drug psilocybin with supportive psychotherapy results in substantial rapid and enduring antidepressant effects among patients with major depressive disorder, according to aContinue reading “Psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy produces large, rapid, and sustained antidepressant effects”

Psilocybin may help treat depression, a small study finds

Benefits of the compound, found in psychedelic mushrooms, lasted a month Two doses of psilocybin, the active ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms, eased people’s depression symptoms, researchers found.ALEXANDER_VOLKOV/ISTOCK/GETTY IMAGES PLUS By LauraContinue reading “Psilocybin may help treat depression, a small study finds”

Microdosing Psychedelics Is Trendy, But Does It Work? Here’s What Science Says

Amanda Siebert, Contributor Preliminary studies, reviews and anecdotal reports suggest microdosing with psychedelics may have … [+] GETTY Psychedelics have returned from the fringes and entered the mainstream in a huge way, whetherContinue reading “Microdosing Psychedelics Is Trendy, But Does It Work? Here’s What Science Says”

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 theContinue reading “Medicine Study: Already two doses of psilocybin relieve the symptoms of major depression”

A Navy SEAL veteran with PTSD said a ‘magic’ mushroom trip put an end to his depression

Julia Naftulin Nov 10, 2020, 3:58 PM Getty Before his first facilitated “magic” mushroom trip, Chad Kuske couldn’t escape his own road rage. If another driver pulled in front of him,Continue reading “A Navy SEAL veteran with PTSD said a ‘magic’ mushroom trip put an end to his depression”

More Evidence Magic Mushroom Ingredient May Help Treat Depression

As voters in Oregon and DC opt to decriminalize psilocybin, there is growing evidence that the active compound in “magic,” or hallucinogenic, mushrooms might benefit individuals with moderate to severe depression—at least when used alongsideContinue reading “More Evidence Magic Mushroom Ingredient May Help Treat Depression”

Another Study Shows Psychedelic Psilocybin Mushrooms Offering Long-Term Relief From Depressive Symptoms

In another study on the use of psychedelic compounds as medicine, two doses of psilocybin—the compound that gives “magic mushrooms” their magic—was found to significantly reduce major depressive symptoms inContinue reading “Another Study Shows Psychedelic Psilocybin Mushrooms Offering Long-Term Relief From Depressive Symptoms”

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 significantlyContinue reading “Single dose of psilocybin relieves anxiety and depression in patients with advanced cancer”

Magic mushroom compound psilocybin can reduce symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

BY THE LANCET  MAY 17, 2016  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Psilocybin – a hallucinogenic compound derived from magic mushrooms – may offer a possible new avenue for antidepressant research, according toContinue reading “Magic mushroom compound psilocybin can reduce symptoms of treatment-resistant depression”

Combining therapy with the psychedelic drug psilocybin results in large reductions in anxiety and depression

BY BETH ELLWOOD  JUNE 18, 2020  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic compound found in so-called “magic mushrooms”. A recent meta-analysis published in Psychiatry Research provides tentative support for psilocybin inContinue reading “Combining therapy with the psychedelic drug psilocybin results in large reductions in anxiety and depression”

Psilocybin combined with psychological support might correct pessimism biases in depression

BY ERIC W. DOLAN  JANUARY 20, 2019  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter SHARE The psychedelic drug psilocybin could help alleviate depression by causing people to have a less pessimistic outlook on life,Continue reading “Psilocybin combined with psychological support might correct pessimism biases in depression”

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 BrianContinue reading “The rich history and promising future of psychedelic therapy”