Narrative identity, rationality, and microdosing classic psychedelics.

@article{Webb2019NarrativeIR,
  title={Narrative identity, rationality, and microdosing classic psychedelics.},
  author={Megan Webb and Heith Copes and Peter S. Hendricks},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2019},
  volume={70},
  pages={
          33-39
        }
}
Accounting for Microdosing Classic Psychedelics
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