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Psychedelic therapy

Psychedelic therapy, or psychedelic-assisted therapy, refers to therapeutic practices involving psychedelic drugs.

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Jason D. Rowley
Jason D. Rowley edited on 10 Jul, 2020
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May 5, 1953

Under medical supervision, Aldous Huxley doses himself with four tenths of a milligram of mescaline

April 16, 1943

"During the new repetition of the synthesis of lysergic acid diethylamide, a repetition, so to speak, grounded on a hunch, chance had the opportunity to come into play. At the conclusion of the synthesis, I was overtaken by a very weird state of consciousness, which today one might call 'psychedelic.' Although I was accustomed to scrupulously clean work, a trace of the substance must accidentally have entered my body, probably during the purification via recrystallization."

After accidentally dosing himself on April 13, Hoffman decided to intentionally dose himself with LSD again on April 19th to confirm that it caused psychedelic effects.

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After accidentally dosing himself on April 13, Hoffman decided to intentionally dose himself with LSD again on April 19th to confirm that it caused psychedelic effects.

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