Spirituality

Replication and extension of a model predicting response to psilocybin

Mental states of surrender or preoccupation at the time of ingestion explain variance in mystical or adverse psilocybin experiences.

Mystical experiences relate to long-term positive change. The capacity to recognize this optimal preparatory mental state may benefit therapeutic use of psilocybin in clinical [and other] settings.

Original Article (Springerlink):
Replication and extension of a model predicting response to psilocybin
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