Saturday, April 17, 2021

New Study on Magic Mushrooms and Depression

The first randomized clinical trial of “magic mushrooms” (in combination with psychotherapy) for depression was found to be just as effective (with fewer side effects) as the most commonly prescribed antidepressant. The fact that this study is published this week in the top medical journal in the world (NEJM) signals that perhaps the medical establishment is (slowly) shifting to a more genuine evidence-based approach to mental health.