Classic psychedelic use is associated with reduced psychological distress and suicidality in the United States adult population

@article{Hendricks2015ClassicPU,
  title={Classic psychedelic use is associated with reduced psychological distress and suicidality in the United States adult population},
  author={P. Hendricks and Christopher B. Thorne and C. B. Clark and David W. Coombs and M. Johnson},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={29},
  pages={280 - 288}
}
  • P. Hendricks, Christopher B. Thorne, +2 authors M. Johnson
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Mental health problems are endemic across the globe, and suicide, a strong corollary of poor mental health, is a leading cause of death. Classic psychedelic use may occasion lasting improvements in mental health, but the effects of classic psychedelic use on suicidality are unknown. We evaluated the relationships of classic psychedelic use with psychological distress and suicidality among over 190,000 USA adult respondents pooled from the last five available years of the National Survey on Drug… CONTINUE READING
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