Étiquette : histoire

Cannabis in Chinese Medicine : Are Some Traditional Indications Referenced in Ancient Literature Related to Cannabinoids ?, E. Joseph Brand and Zhongzhen Zhao

Cannabis in Chinese Medicine : Are Some Traditional Indications Referenced in Ancient Literature Related to Cannabinoids? E. Joseph Brand and Zhongzhen Zhao Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017, vol 8, Article 108, 1-11. doi : 10.3389/fphar.2017.00108   Cannabis sativa L. (Cannabaceae) has a long history of utilization as a fiber and seed crop in China, and its achenes (“seeds”) as well as other plant parts have been recorded in Chinese medical texts for nearly 2000 years. While the primary applications of cannabis in Chinese medicine center around the use of the achenes, ancient indications for the female inflorescence, and other plant parts include conditions such as pain [...]

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A propos de : Voyage aux confins de l’esprit, de Michael Pollan, Dopamine, 13, 2020

A propos de : Voyage aux confins de l’esprit, de Michael Pollan (Ce que le LSD et la psilocybine nous apprennent sur nous-mêmes, la conscience, la mort, les addictions et la dépression) à propos de l'ouvrage de Michael Pollan Traduction : Leslie Talaga et Caroline Lee Editions Quanto, octobre 2019 444 pages - 23,25 euros Dans l'excellente Revue Dopamine, 2020, n°13, pp 59-69 Ce voyage aux confins de l’esprit de Michael Pollan, journaliste scientifique, nous embarque sur la planète psychédélique, celle où des substances comme le LSD ou les champignons psilocybes, par exemple, ont acquis du galon... Après avoir eu leurs heures de gloire dans les années [...]

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A dangerous method ? Psychedelic therapy at Modum Bad, Norway, 1961–76, Petter Grahl Johnstad, 2020

A dangerous method ? Psychedelic therapy at Modum Bad, Norway, 1961–76 Petter Grahl Johnstad History of Psychiatry, 2020, 1–10 Doi : 10.1177/0957154X19894537   Abstract After many years of disregard, the use of psychedelic drugs in psychiatric treatment has re-emerged in recent years. The prospect that psychedelics may again be integrated into mainstream psychiatry has aroused interest in long-forgotten research and experience from the previous phase of psychedelic therapy, which lasted from the late 1940s to the 1970s. This article will discuss one large-scale psychedelic therapy programme at Modum Bad Nervesanatorium, a psychiatric clinic which treated 379 inpatients with psychedelic drugs during the years 1961–76. The psychiatrists [...]

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Psychedelics in History and World Religions, Editorial, Michael J. Winkelman, 2019

Psychedelics in History and World Religions,  Editorial Michael James Winkelman Journal of Psychedelic Studies, 2019, 3, (2), pp. 41–42 Doi : 10.1556/2054.2019.021   Recent research has given new hope that psychedelics might provide important tools for treating some of our more intractable ailments. Assessment of the therapeutic applications of psychedelics for various conditions (Winkelman & Sessa, 2019) offers tantalizing promises of what may be seen as miracle cures for their immediate results and effectiveness. As new technologies expand our understandings of the effects of these substances, we are entering a new epoch of understanding the systemic effects of psychedelics on the brain. These findings regarding the [...]

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Études psychédéliques, séminaire, Vincent Verroust, doctorant à l’EHESS, 2019-2020

Études psychédéliques Vincent Verroust, doctorant à l'EHESS ( CAK )Cet enseignant est référent pour cette UE https://enseignements-2019.ehess.fr/2019/ue/2998/   Mardi de 18 h à 19 h 30 (amphithéâtre Rouelle, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris), les 26 novembre, 17 décembre 2019, 28 janvier, 25 février, 31 mars, 28 avril, 26 mai et 30 juin 2020 Plan pour trouver l'amphi : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h-oVy6oTh7UTMh84X-o448VhCCmBMp-M/view?usp=sharing NB : merci d'arriver en avance pour éviter de trouver portes closes. Le terme psychedelic a été forgé en 1956 par le psychiatre britannique Humphry Osmond (1917 - 2004) pour qualifier les effets psychiques de la mescaline et du LSD, deux substances psychotropes sur lesquelles [...]

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ON THE PREPARATIONS OF THE INDIAN HEMP, OR GUNJAH, (Cannabis Indisa) Their Effects on the Animal System in Health, and their Utility in the Treatment of Tetanus and other Convulsive Diseases, W. B. O’SHAUGHNESSY, 1843

ON THE PREPARATIONS OF THE INDIAN HEMP, OR GUNJAH, (Cannabis Indisa) Their Effects on the Animal System in Health, and their Utility in the Treatment of Tetanus and other Convulsive Diseases. By W. B. O'SHAUGHNESSY, M.D., Bengal Army, Late Professor of Chemistry and Materia Medica in the Medical College of Calcutta. PROVINCIAL MEDICAL JOURNAL and Retrospect of the Medical Science No. 123. London, Saturday, February 4, 1843. [Concluded from p. 347.] experiments by the Author-Inferences as to the Acton of the Drug on Animals and Man.  

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Comment l’Afrique a transformé l’usage du cannabis, Vincent Hiribarren, 27 octobre 2019, Libération

Comment l'Afrique a transformé l'usage du cannabis Vincent Hiribarren 27 octobre 2019 (mise à jour : 27 octobre 2019) Chris S. Duvall dans son livre The African Roots of Marijuana (Duke University Press, 2019) dessine à grands traits l’histoire du cannabis à l’échelle de l’Afrique entière jusqu’au début du XXe siècle. Une question difficile tant elle nous invite à réfléchir sur les imaginaires que nous avons sur cette plante et ses usages. Comment ne pas éviter les sempiternels débats causés par la question de la légalisation du cannabis en France ? L’auteur qui travaille aux États-Unis ne fuit pas la question [...]

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Psychedelic Experiential Pharmacology : Pioneering Clinical Explorations with Salvador Roquet (How I Came to All of This : Ketamine, Admixtures and Adjuvants, Don Juan and Carlos Castaneda Too) An Interview with Richard Yensen, Philip E. Wolfson, 2014

Psychedelic Experiential Pharmacology : Pioneering Clinical Explorations with Salvador Roquet (How I Came to All of This : Ketamine, Admixtures and Adjuvants, Don Juan and Carlos Castaneda Too) An Interview with Richard Yensen Philip E. Wolfson International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 2014, 33, (2), 160-174.   Richard Yensen was a research fellow at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center from 1972 to 1976. He studied psychedelic psychotherapy with Stanislav Grof, M.D. and other senior staff. During this time he treated patients with substance abuse disorders, cancer, neurosis, and other health professionals seeking a training experience. Dr. Yensen did his Ph.D. dissertation on the use of MDA in [...]

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CBD : The Cinderella Molecule, Martin A. LEE, projectCBD.org, 2017

CBD : The Cinderella Molecule Martin A. Lee On February 09, 2017 Originally published in High Times (Feb. 2017) https://www.projectcbd.org/culture/cbd-cinderella-molecule High Times cover story by Martin A Lee highlights the breakthrough research on CBD, and how it has revolutionized the story of cannabis medicine. “This changes everything!” That was the immediate reaction of Bay Area journalist Fred Gardner as he stood in the office of Steep Hill Laboratory in Oakland and eyed a chromatogram showing the unusual cannabinoid content of a hitherto unknown marijuana strain. The year was 2009, and the strain of interest, an oddity called Soma A-Plus, didn’t top the charts with THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), [...]

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