Long lasting effects of LSD on normals.

@article{Mcglothlin1967LongLE,
  title={Long lasting effects of LSD on normals.},
  author={William H. Mcglothlin and S. Cohen and Marcella S. McGlothlin},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1967},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={
          521-32
        }
}
This is a report of a study designed to measure personality, attitude, value, interest, and performance changes resulting from the administration of LSD to normals. [] Key Method We have previously reported on a pilot study in which tests of anxiety, attitudes, and creativity were given to 15 subjects prior to, and one week following, a single 200 microgram LSD session. Some significant changes in the anxiety and attitude tests were observed, but none were found for the creativity measures. The assessment of…

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