Psychology

Evidence of altered consciousness when using psychedelic drugs

Evidence that psychedelic drugs may offer some benefit has caused some psychiatrists to call for a reclassification of the drugs. A reclassification would make it easier to research potential benefits of these drugs.

The role of psychedelic drugs in mental health, and especially in mental health treatment, continues to be controversial. Previous research suggests some psychedelic drugs may protect against thoughts of suicide. Another study found men with a history of substance abuse were less likely to engage in domestic violence if they used psychedelic drugs.

Original Article (Good Therapy):
Evidence of Altered Consciousness When Using Psychedelic Drugs
Artwork Fair Use: Joe McElvaney

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