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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Of the around 96,000 participants, 527 were ayahuasca users, 18,138 used LSD or magic mushrooms and 78,236 did not take any psychedelic drugs.
Citing the irrefutability of the benefits to neuroscience research of the study into the effects on the brain of psychedelic drugs, Sessa and Worthley discuss the history of earlier research into psychedelics before the ban in the 1970s, and look at the possibility of a reprise of interest in developing these drugs as aides to clinical therapy.
We've banned research on psychedelic drugs and other drugs like cannabis for 50 years.
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PSYCHEDELIC drug LSD could be used as an effective method to treat alcoholism, scientists say.
Dodgeon, 61, had a stash of party drugs - ecstasy, LSD, ketamine and a psychedelic drug known as Foxy Methoxy - hidden in a wardrobe in his bedroom, but said he never thought the teenagers would find it.
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of Saskatchewan) explores the early history of the psychedelic drug LSD.
Meanwhile, Daniel's sister must contend with her straitlaced boyfriend (Alan Tudyk), who has accidentally ingested a psychedelic drug and is making repeated attempts to escape both the funeral and his clothes.