Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash (rights-free) 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…
News Team member Nolan Shah examines the surge of interest in psychedelic drugs and asks whether regulators can stay ahead of popular enthusiasm for them.
Join host Dr. Charles Raison for a part 2 of lively discussion with Dr. Boadie Dunlop and Dr. George Grant, co-founders of the Emory Center for Psychedelics and Spirituality. We dive deeper into the role of spirituality in human health in general and in psychedelic-assisted therapy, or PAT.
Join host Dr. Charles Raison for a lively discussion with Dr. Boadie Dunlop and Dr. George Grant, co-founders of the Emory Center for Psychedelics and Spirituality. We hear how the center reflects a fully collaborative effort between perspectives often seen as separate or even conflictual: biomedical psychiatry and spiritual health.
In this episode, we trace clinical psychologist Dr. Rosalind Watts’ journey in the psychedelic world, listening to her describe her initial hope that psychedelics might routinely cure mental illness give way to a growing concern that increasingly unrealistic hopes for these medicines were distorting both their risks and benefits.