Psychedelics as a treatment for disorders of consciousness

@inproceedings{Scott2019PsychedelicsAA,
  title={Psychedelics as a treatment for disorders of consciousness},
  author={Gregory Scott and Robin L Carhart-Harris},
  booktitle={Neuroscience of consciousness},
  year={2019}
}
Based on its ability to increase brain complexity, a seemingly reliable index of conscious level, we propose testing the capacity of the classic psychedelic, psilocybin, to increase conscious awareness in patients with disorders of consciousness. We also confront the considerable ethical and practical challenges this proposal must address, if this hypothesis is to be directly assessed. 

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