By Dynasti deGouville Psychedelics, or serotonergic hallucinogens, are powerful psychoactive substances that alter perception, mood, and a multitude of cognitive processes in the human brain. The name psychedelics for these substances was coined by Humphrey Osmond in 1957 as a…
In this episode, host Matt Guerette aims to set the stage on the conversation around mental health and the effects of the pandemic on society’s most fragile, yet influential group – the youth.
In this Part 2 episode with Dr. Andrew H. Miller, we explore why humans have an inflammatory bias, why the link between inflammation and depression likely enhanced survival and reproduction across human evolution and why the absence of co-evolved bacteria, viruses and worms in the modern world is making both inflammation and depression worse.
Dr. Andrew Miller has been a world leader in unraveling how inflammation produces depression and how addressing inflammation might help identify new treatments for this disabling condition. Join us on this podcast to hear the history of this psychiatric and medical revolution from someone who made much of it happen.