Flashback: Psychiatric Experimentation with LSD in Historical Perspective

@article{Dyck2005FlashbackPE,
  title={Flashback: Psychiatric Experimentation with LSD in Historical Perspective},
  author={E. Dyck},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={50},
  pages={381 - 388}
}
  • E. Dyck
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
In the popular mind, d-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) research in psychiatry has long been associated with the CIA-funded experiments conducted by Ewen Cameron at the Allen Memorial Institute in Montreal, Quebec. Despite this reputation, a host of medical researchers in the post–World War II era explored LSD for its potential therapeutic value. Some of the most widespread trials in the Western world occurred in Saskatchewan, under the direction of psychiatrists Humphry Osmond (in Weyburn) and… Expand
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