Étiquette : ego-dissolution

Accounting for Microdosing Classic Psychedelics, Blake Beaton et al., 2019

Accounting for Microdosing Classic Psychedelics Blake Beaton, Heith Copes, Megan Webb, Andy Hochstetler, and Peter S. Hendricks Journal of Drug Issues, 2019, 1–12 Doi : 10.1177/0022042619871008   Abstract Microdosing classic psychedelics (e.g., LSD [lysergic acid diethylamide] and psilocybin) is the practice of taking small amounts of these substances to bring about various positive life changes. Little is known about the subjective experiences and perceptions of those who engage in the practice. Accordingly, we use the sociology of accounts as a theoretical framework to explore the ways that those who microdose excuse or justify their practice. Using data from semistructured interviews with 30 people who had microdosed, [...]

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The Influence of Psychedelic Induced Ego-Dissolution on Self-Compassion, Kevin Allan Stansbury, 2019

The Influence of Psychedelic Induced Ego-Dissolution on Self-Compassion Kevin Allan Stansbury B.A., 2011, California State University, Dominguez Hills, May 2019 A THESIS Presented to the School of Social Work California State University, Long Beach In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Social Work   Abstract Prior research has shown that psychedelic induced ego-dissolution mediates therapeutic outcomes and enhances well-being. The experience of psychedelics has been shown to increase certain mindfulness capacities. A cross-sectional descriptive study was implemented in an online community to examine the relationship between psychedelic induced ego-dissolution and self-compassion in adults who have used psychedelics in the past. This study also [...]

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