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Medical XpressThe real promise of LSD, MDMA and mushrooms for medical scienceMedical XpressScientific publications, therapeutic breakthroughs and cultural endorsements suggest that the historical reputation of psychedelics —such as lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), mescaline (from the peyote cactus) and psilocybin (mushrooms) —as dangerous ...and more »
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Young woman presents with near vision blurHealioHer chief complaint at that exam was a recent onset of near vision blur only, which she felt was slightly worse in the right eye for several weeks. She described the blur as being constant with .... When examining a younger individual who is ...
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The real promise of LSD, MDMA and mushrooms for medical ...MENAFN.COM(MENAFN - The Conversation) Psychedelic science is making a comeback. Scientific publications, therapeutic breakthroughs and cultural endorsem.and more »
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The Conversation CAThe real promise of LSD, MDMA and mushrooms for medical scienceThe Conversation CARecent publications, like Michael Pollan's How to Change your Mind, showcase the creative and potentially therapeutic benefits that psychedelics have to offer — for mental health challenges like depression and addiction, in palliative care settings ...and more »
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Meduza'It's a record to be proud of' How a Siberian city prosecutes Russian Internet users for 'criminal' memesMeduzaThis evidence, the attorneys say, will prove that he intended no act of extremism. Daniil Markin is on trial for sharing several memes on Vkontakte that satirized religion, such as one based on the television show Game of Thrones, featuring Jon Snow ...
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The College FixMichigan funds campus sexual-assault programs that experts call 'junk science'The College FixCoached final memories are more, not less, vulnerable to manipulation. Michigan leaders apparently ignored writer Emily Yoffe's exposé of the “junk science” behind “trauma-informed” practices in sexual-assault investigations in The Atlantic last year.and more »
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Mental Floss13 Delicious Facts About HannibalMental FlossHannibal only lasted three seasons, but in its short time on the air it amassed loads of critical acclaim and a ravenous fan base known as “Fannibals,” many of whom are still holding out hope for the show's return. ... practicing psychiatrist and a ...
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Constitutional Attorney Supports Mental Health Watchdog's Call for Electroshock BanPR Newswire (press release)"There is no scientific evidence of the long-term safety or efficacy of ECT. By law ... CCHR International President Ms. Jan Eastgate, adds: "In the absence of such proof, the FDA has been procrastinating about how to protect psychiatry's $5.4 billion ...and more ...
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Beyond the Lyme WarslareviewofbooksAs a child, Khakpour is given insufficient anesthesia during ear surgery; as an adult, the ER staff laughs at her; a “gloomy” psychiatrist she consults looks “like black and white newsprint”; and a flashy L.A. physician who touts himself as “VIP ...
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Fast CompanyThis new laboratory will explore how people can truly flourish at workFast CompanySince BetterUp's founding in 2013, it has taken pride in drawing on evidenced-based research–from Seligman, Angela Duckworth, Shawn Achor, and others–to assist its clients. Thirteen in-house psychologists, neuroscientists, and psychiatrists oversee the ...and more »