One psychedelic experience may lessen trauma of racial injustice

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A single positive experience on a psychedelic drug may help reduce stress, depression and anxiety symptoms in Black, Indigenous and people of color whose encounters with racism have had lasting harm, a new study suggests. The participants in the retrospective study reported that their trauma-related symptoms linked to racist acts were lowered […]

Psychedelic treatment with psilocybin relieves major depression, study shows

In a small study of adults with major depression, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that two doses of the psychedelic substance psilocybin, given with supportive psychotherapy, produced rapid and large reductions in depressive symptoms, with most participants showing improvement and half of study participants achieving remission through the four-week follow-up. A compound found in so-called […]