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Psilocybin Microdosing Promising for Mental Health Disorders

Summary: Researchers delve into the therapeutic potential of psilocybin microdosing, exploring its influence on stress resilience and compulsive behaviors in rats. While high-dose psilocybin therapy has been scrutinized for psychiatric treatment applications, this study focuses on low, repeated doses—commonly known as ‘microdosing’—and its burgeoning popularity in self-medication narratives online. Findings reveal not only a tolerance …


Psilocybin and Mental Health: A Glimpse into Psychedelic Therapeutics

Summary: Psychedelic drugs, notably psilocybin found in “magic mushrooms,” are under the spotlight for their potential to treat various mental health disorders. Recent studies reveal promising outcomes using psilocybin for major depressive disorder (MDD) and treatment-resistant depression (TRD). The therapeutic efficacy seems tied to intense emotional experiences and enhanced psychological flexibility that psilocybin induces. While …