Constructing drug effects: A history of set and setting

  title={Constructing drug effects: A history of set and setting},
  author={Ido Hartogsohn},
  journal={Drug Science, Policy and Law},
  • Ido Hartogsohn
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Drug Science, Policy and Law
  • Set and setting is a term which refers to the psychological, social, and cultural parameters which shape the response to psychedelic drugs. The concept is considered fundamental to psychedelic research and has also been used to describe nonpharmacological factors which shape the effects of other agents such as alcohol, heroin, amphetamines, or cocaine. This paper reviews the history and evolution of the concept of set and setting from the 19th-century Parisian Club des Hashischins, through to… CONTINUE READING
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