What if there was a medicine that was shown to be able to cut domestic violence rates almost in half, particularly among those who have a criminal and substance abuse history? There is. In fact, there are several. But the only problem is that they are all illegal…
In the last two decades there has been a surge of scientific and lay interest in Ayahuasca. Here, I would like to briefly highlight the salient points of a recent review, published in Frontiers in Pharmacology in March of 2016 that aimed to summarize what is currently known about ayahuasca.
A Clinical Psychological Science study claims that the results of heavy cannabis use on a person’s life are similar to alcohol abuse — and in some cases, it’s worse.
Marijuana consumers do not typically use cannabis and alcohol in combination with one another, regardless of whether they are consuming cannabis for medicinal or social purposes, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction.
New research posits that the ayahuasca experience shares several commonalities with the practice of mindfulness meditation.
Can cannabis play a role in helping people kick opioid dependency? Several recent studies says ‘yes.’
Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are conducting an anonymous online survey to investigate the relationship between psychedelic use and addiction.
Patients who possess legal access to cannabis frequently substitute it in place of alcohol and prescription drugs, according to survey data published online in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review.
A new study into the effects of psilocybin on alcohol dependent people, has been published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, at a time when research into the efficacy of psychedelic medicines for addiction is gaining increasing amounts of recognition within Western medicine.
Ibogaine has shown remarkable proficiency helping people beat drug addictions. The substance, derived from the roots of the African iboga shrub, is growing in popularity in treatment centers in countries where it is legal, particularly to combat opiate addictions. Now, researchers are looking at the long-term effects of ibogaine to learn more about its effects on the human mind and body.