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  • Rafael Guimarães Dos Santos, Marta Valle, +6 authors Jordi Riba
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical psychopharmacology
  • 2011 (First Published: 1 December 2011)
  • Ayahuasca is an Amazonian psychotropic plant tea combining the 5-HT2A agonist N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and monoamine oxidase-inhibiting β-carboline alkaloids that render DMT orally active. TheContinue Reading
  • Rafael Guimarães Dos Santos, Flávia L Osório, José Alexandre S. Crippa, Jordi Riba, Antonio Waldo Zuardi, Jaime E. C. Hallak
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Therapeutic advances in psychopharmacology
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 June 2016)
  • To date, pharmacological treatments for mood and anxiety disorders and for drug dependence show limited efficacy, leaving a large number of patients suffering severe and persistent symptoms.Continue Reading
  • Rafael Guimarães Dos Santos, Flávia L Osório, José Alexandre S. Crippa, Jaime E. C. Hallak
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Revista brasileira de psiquiatria
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 March 2016)
  • OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic literature review of animal and human studies reporting anxiolytic or antidepressive effects of ayahuasca or some of its isolated alkaloids (dimethyltryptamine,Continue Reading
  • Rafael Faria Sanches, Flávia de Lima Osório, +7 authors Jaime Eduardo Cecilio Hallak
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical psychopharmacology
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 February 2016)
  • Ayahuasca is an Amazonian botanical hallucinogenic brew which contains dimethyltryptamine, a 5-HT2A receptor agonist, and harmine, a monoamine-oxidase A inhibitor. Our group recently reported thatContinue Reading
    Recently, the anti-addictive potential of ayahuasca, a dimethyltryptamine(DMT)- and β-carboline-rich hallucinogenic beverage traditionally used by indigenous groups of the Northwest Amazon andContinue Reading
  • Rafael Guimarães Dos Santos, Fermanda M Balthazar, José Carlos Bouso, Jaime Ec Hallak
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of psychopharmacology
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 December 2016)
  • Rationale: In recent decades, the use of ayahuasca (AYA) – a β-carboline- and dimethyltryptamine-rich hallucinogenic botanical preparation traditionally used by Northwestern Amazonian tribes forContinue Reading