Psychology

Oregon… research… [neurodiversity exclusionism]

Some advocates… worry the use of the drug will be contorted for profit… the measure does not allow home use of psilocybin.

“Oregon does tend to be the catalyst,” Dustin Marlan, an assistant law professor at the University of Massachusetts School of Law, said… psilocybin is a naturally occurring compound found in more than 200 species of mushrooms. People with certain mental illnesses – like bipolar disorder or schizophrenia – are deliberately screened out of therapy by scientists, who fear it… [However, pioneer Stanislav Grof, MD used… (psychedelics) on schizophrenic patients extensively in the 1950s and 1960s before it was made illegal, and he had some promising results from it… case studies can be found in his books.] Fungi have been ingested for their mind-altering effects for hundreds and possibly thousands of years.

Original Article (Bend Bulletin):
Oregon could herald a research-driven psychedelic renaissance
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Anxiety, meet magic

The whole fungus: fine

Tripping with Buddha