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The Renaissance of Psychedelic Therapy: A Beacon of Hope for Trauma Survivors

In a world where the rigidity of the adult mind often stands as a barrier to healing from trauma, a resurgence in psychedelic research heralds a new frontier of hope and possibilities. Pioneering studies led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, including the esteemed neuroscientist Gul Dolen, are unearthing the remarkable potential of psychedelics to “reopen” critical periods in the brain, allowing it to once again embrace new information and foster healing.

This innovative exploration into psychedelics for trauma reveals not only a promising tool to alleviate suffering stemming from abuse and violence but unveils a broader spectrum of potential therapeutic applications, encompassing recovery from physical ailments such as stroke and hearing loss. By facilitating a state of heightened malleability within the brain, psychedelics might offer individuals grappling with debilitating traumas a golden key to unlock newfound pathways to recovery, healing, and growth, albeit under carefully guided and structured therapeutic environments.

With global movements inching towards the decriminalization and medical endorsement of psychedelics, we stand at the cusp of a transformative era in mental health treatment. In this wave of change, psychedelics are not only reshaping our understanding of the brain’s plasticity but beckon a hopeful future where recovery is not just a possibility but a reality nurtured through scientific innovation and empathetic understanding.

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Link to full article in Nature.

Promising Effects of LSD-Assisted Therapy on Anxiety in Life-Threatening Illnesses

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, researchers investigated the efficacy and safety of LSD-assisted therapy for patients experiencing anxiety, with or without association with a life-threatening illness. The study involved 42 patients receiving either 200 μg of oral LSD or a placebo in two separate sessions. The primary endpoint was anxiety symptoms measured 16 weeks after the last treatment session using the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory–Global score. The results showed significant reductions in anxiety scores up to 16 weeks after treatment, as well as reductions in comorbid depression symptoms. Positive acute subjective drug effects and mystical-type experiences correlated with long-term reductions in anxiety symptoms. While mild, transient side effects were reported by 19% of patients, only one serious treatment-related adverse event occurred (acute transient anxiety). Overall, LSD-assisted therapy demonstrated notable and long-lasting reductions in anxiety and depression symptoms.

Like to original study by Holze F. et al can be found here.

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