Human Psychopharmacology of Hoasca, A Plant Hallucinogen Used in Ritual Context in Brazil

@article{Grob1996HumanPO,
  title={Human Psychopharmacology of Hoasca, A Plant Hallucinogen Used in Ritual Context in Brazil},
  author={C. Grob and J. Callaway and G. S. Brito and E. S. Neves and Guilherme Oberlaender and Oswaldo L. Saide and Elizeu Labigalini and C. Tacla and C. Miranda and R. Strassman and Kyle B. Boone},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1996},
  volume={184},
  pages={86–94}
}
  • C. Grob, J. Callaway, +8 authors Kyle B. Boone
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
  • A multinational, collaborative, biomedical investigation of the effects of hoasca (ayahuasca), a potent concoction of plant hallucinogens, was conducted in the Brazilian Amazon during the summer of 1993. This report describes the psychological assessment of 15 long-term members of a syncretic church that utilizes hoasca as a legal, psychoactive sacrament as well as 15 matched controls with no prior history of hoasca ingestion. Measures administered to both groups included structured psychiatric… CONTINUE READING

    Topics from this paper.

    Hallucinogens and Redemption
    • 45
    • Open Access
    Subjective effects and tolerability of the South American psychoactive beverage Ayahuasca in healthy volunteers
    • 175
    • Open Access
    Psychological and neuropsychological assessment of regular hoasca users.
    • 34
    • Open Access
    Personality, Psychopathology, Life Attitudes and Neuropsychological Performance among Ritual Users of Ayahuasca: A Longitudinal Study
    • 140
    • Highly Influenced
    • Open Access
    Risk assessment of ritual use of oral dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and harmala alkaloids.
    • 135
    • Open Access

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 REFERENCES
    Shamans, sacraments, and psychiatrists.
    • 27
    Dose-response study of N,N-dimethyltryptamine in humans. II. Subjective effects and preliminary results of a new rating scale.
    • 262
    • Open Access
    The Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire: U.S. Normative Data
    • 842