After more than sixty years we are still unclear whether LSD has a place in clinical psychiatry

  • arthur saniotis | arthur.saniotis@hirszfeld.pl Department of Anthropology, Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland; Biological Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy Research Unit, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, Australia.

Abstract

Dear Editor, The use of the psychedelic Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) has again provoked scientific debate over its efficacy and safety. In the 1950s-1960s LSD was used in psychotherapy for treating depression, anxiety related to terminal cancer, addiction, and pain. (...)

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2020-10-01
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Keywords:
based therapy, depressive disorders, neurobiological effects, psychedelic reaction
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saniotis, arthur. (2020). After more than sixty years we are still unclear whether LSD has a place in clinical psychiatry. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome, 23(2). https://doi.org/10.4081/ripppo.2020.464