Étiquette : thérapeutiques psychédeliques

Constructing drug effects : A history of set and setting, Ido Hartogsohn, 2017

Constructing drug effects : A history of set and setting Ido Hartogsohn Drug Science, Policy and Law, 2017, 3, (0) 1–17 Doi : 10.1177/2050324516683325   Abstract Set and setting is a term which refers to the psychological, social, and cultural parameters which shape the response to psychedelic drugs. The concept is considered fundamental to psychedelic research and has also been used to describe nonpharmacological factors which shape the effects of other agents such as alcohol, heroin, amphetamines, or cocaine. This paper reviews the history and evolution of the concept of set and setting from the 19th-century Parisian Club des Hashischins, through to 1950s psychotomimetic research on [...]

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The epidemiology of 5-Methoxy-N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) use: Benefits, consequences, patterns of use, subjective effects, and reasons for consumption, Alan K. Davis et al., 2018

The epidemiology of 5-Methoxy-N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) use: Benefits, consequences, patterns of use, subjective effects, and reasons for consumption Alan K. Davis, Joseph P. Barsuglia, Rafael Lancelotta, Robert M. Grant, and Elise Renn Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2018, 32, (7), 779–792. doi : 10.1177/0269881118769063   Abstract Background/Aim : 5-Methoxy-N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) is a psychoactive compound found in several plants and in high concentrations in Bufo alvarius toad venom. Synthetic, Toad, and Plant-sourced 5-MeO-DMT are used for spiritual and recreational purposes and may have psychotherapeutic effects. However, the use of 5-MeO-DMT is not well understood. Therefore, we examined patterns of use, motivations for consumption, subjective effects, and potential benefits and consequences [...]

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La médecine psychédélique renaît peu à peu, France Inter, L’invité de 6h20, vendredi 14 février 2020, sur le site du CIRC

L’invité de 6h20 – La médecine psychédélique renaît peu à peu Fév15 Revue de presse vendredi 14 février 2020 par Mathilde Munos Stéphanie Chayet, journaliste, auteure de Phantastica, ces substances interdites qui guérissent (Grasset) Stéphanie Chayet : “Il n’y a pas plus de troubles psychiatriques chez les usagers de drogues psychédéliques Après le cannabis thérapeutique, verra-t-on d’autres substances, aujourd’hui considérées comme des drogues, devenir des médicaments ? , nous en parlons avec la journaliste Stéphanie Chayet, auteure de « Phantastica ». Elle est l’invitée du 5/7.   https://www.circ-asso.net/linvite-de-6h20-la-medecine-psychedelique-renait-peu-a-peu/ Lecteur audio 00:00 00:00 Source : franceinter.fr Catégorie Revue de presse 15 février 2020

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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 microdose LSD on time perception: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Steliana Yanakieva et al., 2018

The effects of microdose LSD on time perception: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial Steliana Yanakieva, Naya Polychroni, Neiloufar Family, Luke T. J. Williams, David P. Luke, Devin B. Terhune Psychopharmacology, 2018 Doi : 10.1007/s00213-018-5119-x   Abstract Rationale : Previous research demonstrating that lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) produces alterations in time perception has implications for its impact on conscious states and a range of psychological functions that necessitate precise interval timing. However, interpretation of this research is hindered by methodological limitations and an inability to dissociate direct neurochemical effects on interval timing from indirect effects attributable to altered states of consciousness. Methods : We conducted a randomised, double-blind, [...]

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A systematic study of microdosing psychedelics, Vince Polito & Richard J. Stevenson, 2019

A systematic study of microdosing psychedelics RESEARCH ARTICLE Vince Polito, Richard J. Stevenson PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, (2), e0211023. Doi : 10.1371/journal.pone.0211023   Abstract The phenomenon of ‘microdosing’, that is, regular ingestion of very small quantities of psychedelic substances, has seen a rapid explosion of popularity in recent years. Individuals who microdose report minimal acute effects from these substances yet claim a range of long-term general health and wellbeing benefits. There have been no published empirical studies of microdosing and the current legal and bureaucratic climate makes direct empirical investigation of the effects of psychedelics difficult. In Study One we conducted a systematic, observational investigation of individuals [...]

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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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Psilocybin Benefits in Cancer Sustained Nearly 5 Years Later, Nancy A. Melville, 2020

Psilocybin Benefits in Cancer Sustained Nearly 5 Years Later Nancy A. Melville Medscape, January 28, 2020 Medscape Medical News © 2020 Cancer patients who were treated with a one-time, single dose of the psychedelic drug psilocybin, combined with psychotherapy, showed significant benefits on measures of emotional and existential distress nearly 5 years after receiving the therapy, new research indicates. In addition to reporting improved well-being or life satisfaction, some patients rated the treatment as being "among the most personally meaningful and spiritually significant experiences of their lives," the authors note. The study, the longest-spanning evaluation to date of the effects of psilocybin in the treatment of cancer-related psychiatric distress, was [...]

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