psychedelic drug


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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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Psychedelic drugs do precisely this and so are powerful tools for exploring what happens in the brain when consciousness is profoundly altered," Dr.
During a lunch break at the weekend conference, one of the wise elders in the field of psychedelic drug research, Johns Hopkins psychologist William A.
The most commonly cited reason given for psychedelic drug use was "mind expansion," although a quarter of psychedelic drug users cited "spiritual" reasons for use.
Summarizing the paranormal experiences surveys with either student or general samples, significant associations were found between those reporting the use of psychedelics and those reporting auras, apparitions, hauntings, deja vu, and RSPK experiences in at least one study using the Palmer questionnaire, with the report of OBEs being associated with psychedelic drug use in two samples.
SAN DIEGO -- A cadre of academics has begun conducting new research into the use of psychedelic drugs for mental illness; initial results are intriguing enough to warrant further exploration, several of the researchers said at a symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.
In a recent article, Ben Sessa (2008) argued that the possible connection between psychedelic drug use and creativity needs to be revisited.
The US singer was caught on camera smoking the psychedelic drug salvia in December 2010.
The most infamous, Benzo Fury, is a stimulant based on MDA, a psychedelic drug like ecstasy.
The University of London research fellow also admitted keeping psychedelic drug 5-MeO-DIPT - better known as Foxy Methoxy.
London, Sep 26 (ANI): In a shocking revelation, Robbie Williams has admitted taking 60s psychedelic drug mescaline, made from cactus, during his downward spiral in the final days of 'Take That version 1.
LSD proved to be 1,000 times stronger than mescaline, the previously most famous psychedelic drug which was described by Huxley in The Doors of Perception (itself inspiring Jim Morrison's band The Doors).
Good trips Evidence suggested that, with proper preparation and monitoring, the psychedelic drug psilocybin triggers life-changing mystical and spiritual experiences in ordinary people (170: 216 *).