Research Shows Magic Mushrooms Can Offer Real Benefits in Depression Therapy

in science •  5 months ago

A review of the research on combining therapy with the psychoactive component from magic mushrooms has concluded it's not only a safe and effective way to treat conditions related to anxiety, depression, and addiction, it could be better than many existing forms of treatment.

The findings reinforce the need to explore the full impact of the psychedelic compound called psilocybin, a drug that is showing increasing promise in its ability dramatically improve the lives of those who suffer debilitating psychiatric disorders.

Read more: http://www.sciencealert.com/therapy-for-depression-gets-a-significant-boost-when-combined-with-psilocybin?

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