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={Charles S. Grob and James C. Callaway and Glacus S. Brito and E. S. G. Neves and Guilherme Oberlaender and Oswaldo L. Saide and E Labigalini and Cristiane Tacla and Claudio T Miranda and Rick J. Strassman and Kyle Brauer Boone},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1996},
  volume={184},
  pages={86–94}
}
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… Expand
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