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Robin Carhart-Harris - Psychedelic drugs in science and medicine

EXCLUSIVE: Could magic mushrooms treat depression? BBC Newsnight

Can Magic Mushrooms Unlock Depression? | Rosalind Watts | TEDxOxford

Mendel Kaelen 29th June 2016

Mendel Kaelen: Psychological & Neurophysiological Effects of Music in Combination with Psychedelics

  • Robert Kew on Help us treat depression!Hi. I would very much like to participate in a trial. I'm 49 and have suffered most of my life with anxiety and depression. I'm currently on dual reuptake inhibitors but they have limited effect for me. I've tried many, many things over the years to…
  • Patryk on The administration of psilocybin to healthy hallucinogen experienced volunteersHello everyone I'm on antidepressant from couple of years and I try many different types. Right now I have worst time ever. I try mushrooms which one found my self on last season 2016. I have found but that was very difficult for me. I go nearly ever…
  • terry hall on Help us treat depression!I would be very interested to hear about your research on your use of psychedelics , I would be very interested if you are looking for new volunteers for further trials , I am 50 years old and I have suffered with depression for 25 years and have fou…
  • Bob on The administration of psilocybin to healthy hallucinogen experienced volunteersHi, I have read your articles and I am currently on anti depressants. I have tried different kinds as I have mild PTSD from military service and suffer from depression constantly. I would very much like to assist and be a volunteer for future trials.
  • Chris noton on The administration of psilocybin to healthy hallucinogen experienced volunteersHello, I’m am 43 year old male living in oxford and suffered from depression and anxiety for 20 some years and I am a chronic suffer. I am very interested in participating on this type of drug trial. In my 20’s I have picked my own mushrooms once or…
  • Anonymous on Are you having a psychedelic experience in the near future?Hi All, I suffer from depression and anxiety and have done so for many years. After being placed on anti-depressants (again), I had a very bad response and the side effects of increased suicidal thoughts became unbearable. It was an everyday battle o…
  • J Moran on Help us treat depression!Hello, I am wondering if you have completed your research into the use of psychedelics to aid with depression. I suffer with it myself and want to know if you are still looking for volunteers? I am currently 20 years old, turning 21 in September. I a…
  • Leo Tognetti on The administration of psilocybin to healthy hallucinogen experienced volunteersHi Drew Thanks for sharing. What was your method?
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The Trip Treatment - The New Yorker
Implications for psychedelic assisted psychotherapy
LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects

Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics
LSD enhances suggestibility in healthy volunteers
Are you having a psychedelic experience in the near future?
Science Weekly podcast: David Nutt reveals the truth about drugs
Professor David Nutt discusses his book Drugs – Without the Hot Air, and argues that society's prohibition of psychedelic substances is preventing groundbreaking science
Broadband Cortical Desynchronization Underlies Psychedelic State
The administration of psilocybin to healthy hallucinogen experienced volunteers
Equivalent effects of acute tryptophan depletion on REM sleep in ecstasy users
Supper with the Psychedelic Society – tales of therapy, poetry and ayahuasca

Speakers at an event in north London describe their positive experiences of drugs such as psilocybin and LSD, part of a wider resurgence

Psychedelic drugs like LSD could be used to treat depression, study suggests

Researchers warn that patients are missing out on potential benefits due to prohibitive regulations on research into recreational drugs

MDMA on subjective and BOLD-fMRI responses to autobiographical memories
Healing trip: how psychedelic drugs could help treat depression
It's time to end the 50-year ban on magic mushrooms and LSD and allow potential health benefits to be explored, researchers say

British drugs survey 2014: drug use is rising in the UK – but we're not addicted

Britain divided: how we really feel about drugs

Drug-taking fortysomethings with one foot in the rave
Brain Dynamical States During the Psychedelic Experience
Spatial Dependencies between Large-Scale Brain Networks
Magic mushrooms lift severe depression in clinical trial

Results raise hopes that active substance in class 1 drug could be used to treat mental health conditions in future

How do hallucinogens work on the brain?
Ecstasy users report different sleep to matched controls
Help us treat depression!
Is LSD about to return to polite society?

For 40 years, Amanda Feilding, Countess of Wemyss and March, has believed psychedelics are an effective treatment for depression and anxiety. Now a growing number of scientists agree

Magic Mushrooms Could Be the Future of Antidepressants
Power of psychedelic drugs to lift mental distress shown in trials

In 1970 US authorities said drugs like LSD had no medical use, but two tests may just have proven that wrong

Field studies: science at Latitude festival 2015

A music festival might not seem an obvious place to see and hear science, but Latitude was full of it.

Relative Harms and Benefits of Drugs
The default mode ego functions and free energy
David Nutt - The Psychedelic Crusader
Dr Robin Carhart-Harris is the first scientist in over 40 years to test LSD on humans
The Magic Effect Of Psilocybin Mushrooms
Waves of the Unconscious: The Neurophysiology of Dreamlike Phenomena
Magic mushrooms trial for depression delayed by red tape
How to Pick Music for People on LSD, From a Scientist Whose Job That Is
Magic mushrooms 'less harmful than thought' , says leading psychiatrist
User perceptions of the benefits and harms of hallucinogenic drug use
Depressed? Your doctor might soon prescribe ketamine

It may take some time to get the general public used to the idea of treating mental illness with drugs many associate with hard partying, but the medical community is jumping aboard the psychedelics train

Finding the Self by Losing the Self
Psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression
Homological scaffolds of brain functional networks
The effects of psilocybin and MDMA on between-network resting state functional connectivity
Music And Psychedelics - An Interview With Mendel Kaelen
Cause for a re- think on drug models of psychosis and other psychiatric disorders
Decoding the Tripping Brain
Homological scaffolds of brain functional networks
Psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression: fMRI-measured brain mechanisms
Neural correlates of the LSD experience revealed by multimodal neuroimaging
The Effects of Acutely Administered MDMA on Spontaneous Brain Function
LSD enhances the emotional response to music
Was it a vision or a waking dream?
2016's best bits: breakthroughs in science

From the discovery of gravitational waves to a promising male contraceptive, it was a groundbreaking year for science

LSD cures depression? Scientists plead for cash to fund ‘exciting’ drug study
Psychedelic drugs should be legally reclassified
Psychedelics pioneer keeps his inner hippy in check
Neural correlates of the psychedelic state
List of news articles featuring Lancet Paper Publication
How Psilocybin Improves Your Brain
Psychoactive substances ban will 'end brain research' in Britain, experts warn

David Nutt, former government chief drugs adviser, says banning of legal highs has already been destructive to Parkinson’s and anti-smoking research

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' the brains of depressed patients
Psychedelic expert: Shrooms will be approved for depression in 10 years
Psychedelic drugs should be legally reclassified so that researchers can investigate their therapeutic potential
The Entropic Brain - A theory of conscious states
Psychedelic medicine: the potential, the people, the politics
Mourning and melancholia revisited
Magic mushrooms’ effects illuminated in brain imaging studies
Can magic mushrooms treat depression? - New Scientist Live 2017
A web based survey on mephedrone
Functional Connectivity Measures After Psilocybin Inform a Novel Hypothesis of Early Psychosis
Risky research could herald mindful revolution
Do LSD and Magic Mushrooms Have a Place In Medicine?