Étiquette : 5-HT

Modern Clinical Research on LSD, Matthias E Liechti, 2017

Modern Clinical Research on LSD Matthias E Liechti Neuropsychopharmacology, 2017, 42, 2114–2127. doi : 10.1038/npp.2017.86   All modern clinical studies using the classic hallucinogen lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in healthy subjects or patients in the last 25 years are reviewed herein. There were five recent studies in healthy participants and one in patients. In a controlled setting, LSD acutely induced bliss, audiovisual synesthesia, altered meaning of perceptions, derealization, depersonalization, and mystical experiences. These subjective effects of LSD were mediated by the 5-HT2A receptor. LSD increased feelings of closeness to others, openness, trust, and suggestibility. LSD impaired the recognition of sad and fearful faces, reduced left [...]

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The Effects of Acutely Administered 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine on Spontaneous Brain Function in Healthy Volunteers Measured with Arterial Spin Labeling and Blood Oxygen Level–Dependent Resting State Functional Connectivity, Robin L. Carhart-Harris et al., 2015

The Effects of Acutely Administered 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine on Spontaneous Brain Function in Healthy Volunteers Measured with Arterial Spin Labeling and Blood Oxygen Level–Dependent Resting State Functional Connectivity Robin L. Carhart-Harris, Kevin Murphy, Robert Leech, David Erritzoe, Matthew B. Wall, Bart Ferguson, Luke T.J. Williams, Leor Roseman, Stefan Brugger, Ineke De Meer, Mark Tanner, Robin Tyacke, Kim Wolff, Ajun Sethi, Michael A.P. Bloomfield, Tim M. Williams, Mark Bolstridge, Lorna Stewart, Celia Morgan, Rexford D. Newbould, Amanda Feilding, H. Val Curran, and David J. Nutt Biological Psychiatry, 2015, 78, 554-562. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.12.015   ABSTRACT BACKGROUND : The compound 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is a potent monoamine releaser that produces an acute euphoria in most individuals. METHODS : [...]

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