History and Future of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)

  title={History and Future of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)},
  author={A. Emerson and L. Pont{\'e} and L. Jerome and R. Doblin},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  pages={27 - 36}
  • A. Emerson, L. Ponté, +1 author R. Doblin
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
  • Abstract   This article describes the teenage vision of the founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) that humanity’s future would be aided by the therapeutic and spiritual potential of psychedelic substances. The article traces the trajectory of MAPS from inception in 1986 to its present, noting future goals with respect to research, outreach, and harm reduction. MAPS was created as a non-profit psychedelic pharmaceutical company in response to the 1985… CONTINUE READING
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