Essays about: "psychedelic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the word psychedelic.

  1. 1. Prescribed ego-death: the therapeutic effects found in the psychedelic-Induced absence of self

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Klara Wellander; [2022]
    Keywords : ego-dissolution; psychedelics; anxiety; depression;

    Abstract : Depression and anxiety are two of the world’s most common neuropsychiatric conditions. There has been some success in treating depression and anxiety by using classic psychedelic drugs to cause positive changes in psychological well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the potential of psilocybin as a treatment for major depressive disorder : A systematic review

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Alexandra Lundh; [2022]
    Keywords : Psilocybin; major depressive disorder; depression; psychedelics; 5-HT2A;

    Abstract : Major depression disorder is increasing globally, causing great personal suffering and economic burdens to society. Current antidepressant medications are not sufficiently able to treat all cases of depression and are often associated with troubling side effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Systematic Review of the Neural Correlates and the Psychedelic Experience Induced by Ayahuasca and N, N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT)

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Rawad Yonus; [2022]
    Keywords : n; n-dimethyltryptamine; ayahuasca; neural correlates; neuroimaging; psychedelic experience;

    Abstract : Background: Ayahuasca is a South American psychoactive brew that contains Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Research has experienced a resurgence of interest in exploring the potential of these substances in the last decade. READ MORE

  4. 4. HOW AYAHUASCA-CEREMONIES CHANGE PERCEPTIONS OF NATURAL VALUES IN PARTICIPANTS : THE LINKS TO NATURE AND THE ROLE OF SHAMANIC RITUALS

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Klaus Blomster; [2021]
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    Abstract : The South American psychedelic brew ayahuasca has seen a surge of popularity among western users in the past decade, both in the Amazon and in the Western World. This has caused interest in the field of psychiatric research, as some psychedelics have been approved in some countries for clinical trials in treating mental illnesses. READ MORE

  5. 5. The vine of the soul : Antidepressant and anxiolytic effects of Ayahuasca

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Emil Cederholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Ayahuasca; antidepressant; anxiolytic; depression; anxiety;

    Abstract : Depression and anxiety are two of the most common psychiatric disorders and leading causes of disability. Antidepressants and anxiolytics, though revolutionary, do not treat all those suffering from these diseases satisfactorily. Psychedelics are currently under investigation as remedies for several ailments, including depression and anxiety. READ MORE