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Jessica Nielson: Ayahuasca for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Risks & Benefits

Learn more and donate: Jessica Nielson, PhD Ayahuasca for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Assessing Risks and Benefits through Anonymous Community Feedback 2017 Psychedelic Science Conference A six-day global gathering of the international scientific community in Oakland, California to explore new research into the benefits and risks of MDMA, LSD, psilocybin, ayahuasca, ketamine, ibogaine, medical marijuana, and… Read More »

Midsummer Nights’ Science: Who gets PTSD and what helps (2018)

Midsummer Nights’ Science: Who gets PTSD and what helps Karestan Koenen Media reports of traumatic events such as sexual assaults, terrorist attacks, and catastrophic disasters have become commonplace. While many people think of post traumatic stress disorder in relation to soldiers returning from war, the majority of people with PTSD are civilians. In this 2018… Read More »

Legalize Psychedelic Medicine

Give the gift of healing: In the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)’ completed Phase 2 trials with 107 participants, 56% no longer qualified for PTSD after treatment with MDMA-assisted psychotherapy, measured two months following treatment. Learn more and donate: maps.org MAPS is a non-profit research and educational organization working to develop contexts for careful,… Read More »

Emotional Freedom Technique(EFT) & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD)

A randomized controlled trial from 2013 examined the effect of Emotional Freedom Techniques on psychological distress symptoms in veterans with post traumatic stress disorder. Veterans meeting the clinical criteria for PTSD were randomized to EFT or standard of care wait list. The EFT intervention consisted of 6-hour-long EFT coaching sessions concurrent with standard care. Emotional… Read More »