Finding the self by losing the self: Neural correlates of ego‐dissolution under psilocybin

@article{Lebedev2015FindingTS,
  title={Finding the self by losing the self: Neural correlates of ego‐dissolution under psilocybin},
  author={Alexander V. Lebedev and Martin L{\"o}vd{\'e}n and Gidon Rosenthal and Amanda Feilding and David J. Nutt and Robin Lester Carhart-Harris},
  journal={Human Brain Mapping},
  year={2015},
  volume={36}
}
Ego‐disturbances have been a topic in schizophrenia research since the earliest clinical descriptions of the disorder. Manifesting as a feeling that one's “self,” “ego,” or “I” is disintegrating or that the border between one's self and the external world is dissolving, “ego‐disintegration” or “dissolution” is also an important feature of the psychedelic experience, such as is produced by psilocybin (a compound found in “magic mushrooms”). Fifteen healthy subjects took part in this placebo… 
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