Effects of Ayahuasca and its Alkaloids on Drug Dependence: A Systematic Literature Review of Quantitative Studies in Animals and Humans

@article{Nunes2016EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of Ayahuasca and its Alkaloids on Drug Dependence: A Systematic Literature Review of Quantitative Studies in Animals and Humans},
  author={A. A. Nunes and R. D. Dos Santos and F. Os{\'o}rio and R. Sanches and J. Crippa and J. Hallak},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  year={2016},
  volume={48},
  pages={195 - 205}
}
  • A. A. Nunes, R. D. Dos Santos, +3 authors J. Hallak
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
  • 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 and currently by syncretic churches worldwide, has received increased attention. [...] Key Method To better evaluate this topic, we performed a systematic literature review using the PubMed database to find quantitative studies (using statistical analysis) that assessed the effects of ayahuasca or its components in drug…Expand Abstract
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