…earth to explode.


Video (Pt.1)

It’s surprising to see such media exposure with this studies. Perhaps it really is the psychedelic renaissance. I would be really interested in hearing Keith Ablow’s scepticism, but it seems he was never given the chance to speak. Did his comments on psychedelics even air?

Video (Pt.2)

In regards to the debate, my personal opinion is that ECT can be an effective therapy for severe cases. I’m not so sure it was professional for Ablow to say “if you’re going to hurt your family, go get it”, because other forms of help (such as medication) may be a less drastic and equally effective. Of course, I’m no psychiatrist.


psilocybin.jpgAnxious and/or depressed cancer patients will receive psilocybin treatment similar to that in Dr. Grob’s study, except that it includes early-stage cancer patients and a different research design.  This study specifically focuses on spiritual experience facilitated by psilocybin as a healing factor in patients suffering from anxiety and/or depression secondary to their cancer diagnosis. It also includes studies of immune system responses to such spiritual experiences, so is also a study about spirituality and physical health. Subject recruiting just begun, and potential subjects can be referred to the study coordinator: See Below.




Chemistry World magazine recently published a comprehensive feature-length article about the “resurgence of medical hallucinogens.” MAPS President Rick Doblin, PhD, is quoted throughout the article.

‘Psychedelics are an amazing category of substances,’ says Feilding. ‘Only by understanding the scientific neural and physiological correlates of what is happening underneath the experience will we more easily be able to explain why they could be therapeutic.’ Research is already altering the perception of psychedelics – enabling them to come out of the underground and be viewed as possible treatments. In less than 10 years time, patients with a series of distressing disorders for which current treatments fall far short, could be receiving psychedelics on prescription.

Read more in the article ‘Taking a medical trip‘ found here.