Pilot Study of Psilocybin Treatment for Anxiety in Patients With Advanced-Stage Cancer

17/12/2010

in Psilocybin,Uncategorized,Worldwide Psychedelic Research

Context: Researchers conducted extensive investigations of hallucinogens in the 1950s and 1960s. By the early 1970s, however, political and cultural pressures forced the cessation of all projects. This investigation reexamines a potentially promising clinical application of hallucinogens in the treatment of anxiety reactive to advanced-stage cancer.

Objective: To explore the safety and efficacy of psilocybin in patients with advanced-stage cancer and reactive anxiety.

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