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Unraveling Psychedelics’ Potential in Mental Health

Summary: Research delves into the potential of psychedelics like psilocybin for treating psychiatric disorders. Studies show varying effects of psilocybin on fear learning in rats and mice, dependent on sex and dosage, and its potential to alleviate nicotine withdrawal in mice. This emerging field, buoyed by recent FDA recognition of psychedelics as breakthrough drugs for …


Could psychedelics aid in the treatment of OCD?

Scientists have begun to investigate whether psychedelic substances could aid in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. A preliminary study, published in Scientific Reports, has found that more than 30% of individuals with OCD who consumed these substances reported positive effects lasting for more than three months. OCD is a mental health condition that affects millions …