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Dr Norman Swan, On Breakfast Program with Hamish Macdonald, ABC Radio National, November 11, 2019
Research into psychedelic drugs like LSD is growing, encouraged by positive early trials. Scientists think these drugs could treat things like post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
Sam Levin, The Guardian, June 5, 2019
Yesterday Oakland became the second city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other psychedelics.
Johns Hopkins and NYU studies in psilocybin as a treatment for cancer-related psychological distress.
News outlets included CNN, New York Times, Newsweek, PBS Newshour, Science, Scientific American, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Time, and USA Today, among others.
Two clinical studies (released Dec. 1, 2016) examining the effect of psilocybin on symptoms of depression and anxiety in people with life-threatening cancer were released and covered by a number of media.
Vox June 27, 2016
Show Me the Evidence staff examines more than 50 studies analyzing the safety and efficacy of psychedelic drugs and psychedelic-assisted therapy and interviews researchers involved in the work. Vox, 2016
Zoe Cormier, Nature, May 17, 2016
Imperial College study provides preliminary support for the safety and efficacy of psilocybin as a therapy for treatment-resistant depression. Nature, 2016
Douglas Main, Newsweek, April 19, 2016
Researchers at the University of Zurich show that a small amount of psilocybin can reduce the distress caused by mild social exclusion and lessens activity in the area of the brain associated with this emotion. Newsweek, 2016
The Lancet Psychiatry, April 5, 2016
Drug-assisted psychotherapy as a possible alternative to existing pharmacological and psychological treatments. (Free registration required)
Washingtonian, January 7, 2014
Recent John’s Hopkins study on effecting addictive behaviour with psychedelics. Washingtonian, 2014