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How Can Psychedelics Change The Relationship We Have With Our Environment?

SOURCE: The Conversation

In recent years there has been a resurgent scientific interest in the psychological effects of psychedelic drugs. Consider the example of recent trials in which psilocybin was administered to people diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression. Those involved reported significantly positive responses even six months later.

Such studies point with increasing confidence to the therapeutic potential of psychedelics for treating depression, addiction, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and enhancing palliative care. Further, along with ‘resetting’ key brain circuitry and enhancing emotional responsiveness, psychedelics commonly

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