Étiquette : ayahuasca

Drugs, Religion, and Cultural Heritage : An Analysis of the Public Policies Regarding the Use of Ayahuasca in Brazil, Henrique Fernandes Antunes, 2018

Drugs, Religion, and Cultural Heritage : An Analysis of the Public Policies Regarding the Use of Ayahuasca in Brazil Henrique Fernandes Antunes The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, 2018, Volume #, Issue #, http://doi.org/######################   Abstract : In 1985, ayahuasca was banned for a short period of time by the Federal Council of Drugs (CONFEN). After more than two decades of debates and public policies, the Brazilian government consolidated the regulation of ayahuasca consumption for religious purposes and recognized ayahuasca groups as legitimate religions and part of the cultural heritage of the Amazon region. The aim of this work is to demonstrate that [...]

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Consumption of Ayahuasca by Children and Pregnant Women : Medical Controversies and Religious Perspectives, Beatriz Caiuby Labate, 2011

Consumption of Ayahuasca by Children and Pregnant Women : Medical Controversies and Religious Perspectives Beatriz Caiuby Labate Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 2011, 43, (1), 27-35. DOI: 10.1080/02791072.2011.566498   Abstract In 2010, the Brazilian Government agency responsible for drug-related issues formulated official Resolutions that categorized the consumption of ayahuasca by pregnant women and children in the Santo Daime and Uniâo do Vegetal ayahuasea-based religions as an "exercise of parental rights." Although ayahuasca groups do enjoy a relative degree of social legitimacy and formal legal recognition in Brazil, the participation of pregnant women and children nevertheless continues to provoke heated discussion. This article raises the main issues involved [...]

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The expansion of the field of research on ayahuasca : Some reflections about the ayahuasca track at the 2010 MAPS “Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century” conference, Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, 2010

The expansion of the field of research on ayahuasca: Some reflections about the ayahuasca track at the 2010 MAPS “Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century” conference Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar International Journal of Drug Policy, 2011, 22, 174–178 doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2010.09.002   A recent conference sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in collaboration with the Heffter Research Institute, the Beckley Foundation and the Council on Spiritual Practices held from April 15th to 18th 2010, in San José, USA (MAPS, 2010) united 90 presenters and 1100 participants with the goal of giving visibility to studies on the therapeutic potentials of psychedelics (psilocybin,MDMA,ibogaine, ayahuasca, etc.) [...]

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Hallucinogens and Their Therapeutic Use : A Literature Review, Matthew J. BEGOLA, Jason E. SCHILLERSTROM,2019

Hallucinogens and Their Therapeutic Use : A Literature Review Matthew J. BEGOLA, Jason E. SCHILLERSTROM Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 2019, 25, (5), 334–346 Doi : 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000409   The exploration of possible therapeutic benefitsof hallucinogenic substances has undergone a revitalization in the past decade. This literature review investigated the published literature regarding the psychotherapeutic uses of hallucinogens in psychiatric disorders. The results showed that a variety of substances have been evaluated in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, including ayahuasca, ibogaine, ketamine, lysergic acid diethylamide, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, and psilocybin. The conditions treated ranged from depression to autism, with the largest volume of research dedicated to substance use disorders. [...]

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Bibliographie : Ayahuasca, Dr Christian Sueur, GRECC, octobre 2019

BIBLIOGRAPHIE : Ayahuasca Dr Christian Sueur, GRECC, octobre 2019 18 pages   - Bibliographie "générale"......................................1 - Neurophysiologie de l'Ayahuasca........................4 - Pharmacologie de l'Ayahuasca.............................6 - Ayahuasca et Thérapeutique................................8 - Ayahuasca et Chamanisme..................................13  

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The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca, Beatriz Caiuby LABATE & Clancy CAVNAR, 2014

The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca Beatriz Caiuby LABATE, Clancy CAVNAR Editors, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014   Foreword Ancient Medicine and the Modern World Ayahuasca, the ‘‘great medicine’’ of the Amazon rain forest, was, for millennia, entirely unknown to Western Euro-American civilization. While first scientifically identified, catalogued, and recorded in the mid-nineteenth century by the English botanist and explorer Richard Spruce, it had earlier been the object of brutal suppression by Spanish and Portuguese invaders of the New World who attempted to violently extinguish its ceremonial use by the indigenous people of the Amazon. Employing the harshest measures of the Inquisition, in 1616, the Catholic Church [...]

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Assessment of the Psychotherapeutic Effects of Ritual Ayahuasca Use on Drug Dependency : A Pilot Study, Xavier Fernández et al., 2014

Assessment of the Psychotherapeutic Effects of Ritual Ayahuasca Use on Drug Dependency : A Pilot Study Xavier Fernández, Rafael Guimarães dos Santos, Marta Cutchet, Sabela Fondevila, Débora González, Miguel Ángel Alcázar, Jordi Riba, José Carlos Bouso, Josep María Fábregas, Xavier Fernández, Rafael Guimarães dos Santos in "The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca", Chapter 11, 183-196 Beatriz Caiuby LABATE, Clancy CAVNAR Editors, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2014 First Online: 23 November 2013 Abstract Using personality, psychopathology, and neuropsychological assessment instruments, our team assessed the therapeutic effects of an ayahuasca ritual treatment. Data was collected at the Institute of Applied Amazonian Ethnopsychology (IDEAA), in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. Psychological assessments [...]

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The therapeutic potential of harmine and ayahuasca in depression : Evidence from exploratory animal and human studies, Flávia de Lima Osório et al., 2011

The therapeutic potential of harmine and ayahuasca in depression : Evidence from exploratory animal and human studies Flávia de Lima Osório, Ligia Ribeiro Horta de Macedo, João Paulo Machado de Sousa, Joel Porfírio Pinto, João Quevedo, José Alexandre de Souza Crippa and Jaime Eduardo C. Hallak The Ethnopharmacology of Ayahuasca, chapitre 5, 2011, 75-85 Editor : Rafael Guimarães dos Santos ISBN: 978-81-7895-526-1 Abstract The high prevalence and the socio-functional impairment associated with depressive disorders, added to the limitations of currently available treatments, justify the search for novel pharmacological strategies for the management of depression. This chapter presents the major results of animal and human studies conducted [...]

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Ayahuasca for Addiction ? That’s a Trip, Adi Jaffe, 2018

Ayahuasca for Addiction ? That's a Trip Ayahuasca has long been used to heal the spirit, so what about addiction? Adi Jaffe, Psychology Today Posted Dec 10, 2018 https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/all-about-addiction/201812/ayahuasca-addiction-thats-trip   Doctors have been prescribing drugs to treat substance addictions for decades. Most commonly known is the use of buprenorphine and naloxone (Suboxone) in opioid addiction which provides some opioid activation, helping with withdrawal and cravings, without the same “high” and many of the associated psychosocial effects of illicit drug use. But Suboxone isn’t the only one – methadone, modafinil, naltrexone, ketamine, and many more examples exist in which the use of a chemical has been prescribed to help [...]

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