Medicine/Healing

…ayahuasca healing ceremonies… [and neuroticism]?

Results showed that neuroticism declined substantially the week following the ayahuasca ceremony and remained substantially below baseline levels three months following the ceremony.

“We found substantial changes in personality traits, particularly neuroticism, following ayahuasca use,” says Brandon Weiss, a psychologist at Imperial College London and the lead author of the paper. “These changes persisted over three months and were corroborated by reports from participants’ close significant others.”

Original Article (Psychology Today):
Do ayahuasca healing ceremonies really work?
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