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March 25, 2014

Psychedelics Shown to Relieve Anxiety

Studies find LSD and other psychedelic drugs could treat PTSD and substance abuse.

Psychedelics Shown to Relieve Anxiety

A recent study found that patients with life-threatening illnesses receiving LSD showed statistically significant reductions in standard anxiety measures. [© agsandrew - Fotolia.com]

Timothy Leary had the counterculture, not medicine, in mind when he titled his 1966 album, “Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out” Surely if slowly, though, researchers are discovering that LSD and other psychedelic drugs long banned for their harm when abused can benefit some people under controlled circumstances...

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