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psychedelic drug

(sī'kədĕl`ĭk): see hallucinogenic drughallucinogenic drug
, any of a group of substances that alter consciousness; also called psychotomimetic (i.e., mimicking psychosis), mind-expanding, or psychedelic drug.
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com/articles/s41598-017-14700-6) study conducted by a team from Exeter University and University College London, the Amazonian brew contains dimethyltryptamine (DMT) - a psychedelic drug illegal in the U.
The findings indicated that the respondents, who have used psychedelic drugs, had 27 percent decreased odds of larceny or theft and 22 percent decreased odds of arrest for a violent crime in the past year.
9,10) One hurdle is that it is difficult to conduct truly blind studies with psychedelic drugs because of their profound effects.
While research on the benefits of psychedelic drugs took place in the 1950 to the 1970s, primarily to treat mental illness, it was stopped due to the reclassification of the drugs to a controlled substance in the mid-1970s.
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He said there had been no evidence of psychedelic drugs such as LSD triggering psychosis in research studies, although there were anecdotal reports of this occurring through recreational use.
I plan on taking part in medical trials for psychedelic drugs such as DMT if I make it to old age.
Dodgson understands Kesey's discovery of psychedelic drugs (seemingly magic bullets) as a "critical moment in his life," (p.
Psychedelic drugs such as LSD and magic mushrooms can profoundly alter the way we experience the world, but little is known about what physically happens in the brain.
In keeping with Simpson's truth-seeking, Metamodern is also dotted with references to psychedelic drugs.
The characters are hippies experimenting with psychedelic drugs that may or may not alter reality.
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