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The Therapeutic Potential of Psilocybin

The medical use of psilocybin, the main psychoactive component of psilocybin-producing (“magic”) mushrooms, has been explored in a litany of disease states, as recently reported in a comprehensive review evaluating the medical application of psilocybin in a smattering of conditions related to neuropsychiatry. Global concern for mental health disorders rose

Emerging Research: How Psychedelics May Help People With Bipolar Disorder

Mystical visions and hallucinogenic experiences might be what comes to mind when you hear about popular psychedelics such as magic mushrooms containing psilocybin, LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), and the spiritual medicine ayahuasca and its active ingredient, DMT (N,N-dimethyltryptamine). While these substances can all cause intense trips, or psychological experiences, there

Coping

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Bipolar Treatments

Important Warning: The following web page is provided for information purposes only. It covers possible complementary treatment approaches that can be used with bipolar disorder medications. The adoption of any of these complementary treatments should be done with a psychiatrist’s knowledge and approval as part of a person’s complete treatment

Bipolar Facts and Statistics

General bipolar disorder Information bipolar disorder is a very serious-but highly treatable brain disease. Although there is no cure for bipolar disorder, the treatment success rate with antipsychotic medications and psycho-social therapy can be as high as 60 percent. If the appropriate level of investment is made in biological and