Trip treatment: Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results
On an April Monday in 2010, Patrick Mettes, a fifty-four-year-old television news director being treated for a cancer of the bile ducts, read an article on the front page of the Times that would change his death.
His diagnosis had come three years earlier, shortly after his wife, Lisa, noticed that the whites of his eyes had turned yellow. By 2010, the cancer had spread to Patrick’s lungs and he was buckling under the weight of a debilitating chemotherapy regimen and the growing fear that he might not survive.
Original Article (New Yorker Magazine):
Trip Treatment: Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results
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