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Long a favorite of psychonaut enthusiasts, psilocybin is probably one of the most widely enjoyed hallucinogenic plants to grace the menu of illegal recreational substances, thanks to its organic origin and relative safety if consumed in the right dose and in the right environment. A negative experience may result in disturbing thoughts or hallucinations, which may lead to anxiety, disorientation, delirium , and, in extreme circumstances, temporary psychosis Researchers have found that they can significantly diminish the likelihood of negative experiences by providing patients with more preparation and interpersonal support during the period of drug action. These preliminary results show that "in the right context, these drugs can help people a lot, especially people who have disorders that we generally treat poorly, such as end-of-life distress, PTSD, and addiction issues involving tobacco or alcohol," said study co-author Matthew Johnson.
McGlothlin was part of a group study on the effects of psilocybin, the active hallucinogenic ingredient in "magic mushrooms," on smoking cessation The study represents a resurgence in research at Johns Hopkins, New York University and other academic institutions looking at whether mind-altering psychedelics, such as LSD, mushrooms and ecstasy can be effective in treating a variety of emotional and addictive disorders. We compared people who microdose — that is, who take a psychedelic substance such as LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) or magic” mushrooms (psilocybin) in very small quantities — with those who don't, and found that microdosers had healthier scores on key mental health and well-being measures.
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