Psychedelics as Medicines: An Emerging New Paradigm

@article{Nichols2017PsychedelicsAM,
  title={Psychedelics as Medicines: An Emerging New Paradigm},
  author={D. Nichols and M. Johnson and C. Nichols},
  journal={Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics},
  year={2017},
  volume={101}
}
Scientific interest in serotonergic psychedelics (e.g., psilocybin and LSD; 5‐HT2A receptor agonists) has dramatically increased within the last decade. Clinical studies administering psychedelics with psychotherapy have shown preliminary evidence of robust efficacy in treating anxiety and depression, as well as addiction to tobacco and alcohol. Moreover, recent research has suggested that these compounds have potential efficacy against inflammatory diseases through novel mechanisms, with… Expand
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