Psilocybin and Major Depressive Disorder

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Bridging Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Epigenetics

Researchers and health professionals are advancing the value of spiritual healing in modern healthcare. Epigenetic changes will be measured after MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in a first of its kind study. Understanding how psychedelic substances work in the body and brain will deepen our knowledge of emotional biology. Many of us have encountered remarkable healing with psychedelic

Longing To Grow Into One: Using Psychedelics To Treat PTSD In Couples

Psychedelic therapy can benefit individuals with PTSD, but can it also help couples better deal with this condition? Randy Lail enters MDMA-assisted psychotherapy treatment with his partner and participates in an MDMA study focused on couples. “After the division, the two parts of man, each desiring his other half, came together, and throwing their arms

FDA and NIH Perspectives on Psychedelic Drug Development

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) communicated publicly about psychedelic drug development and current thinking around safety, therapeutic use, and research. The FDA Division of Psychiatry Products provided information in a workshop about how to design and efficiently study psychedelics for potential medical use.

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Can We Quantify the Placebo Effect in Psychedelic Medicine?

Here, take these pills. It will make you better. Likely you’ve heard these phrases before if you’re living in a medicalized society. For whatever ails you, there is a pill or an entire arsenal of medications that your doctor may prescribe. Some of these drugs are life-saving remedies with biological targets that interrupt disease progression