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Magic Mushrooms Could 'Reset' The Brain Of People With Depression

Huffington Post UK / Technology 21 sources

Scientists have discovered that psilocybin - the psychoactive substance found in magic mushrooms - could effectively ‘reset’ the brain activity of people with severe depression.

Feeling depressed? Psychedelic mushrooms might be able to fix that, study finds

Modesto Bee

If you’re feeling depressed, it turns out psychedelic mushrooms might be able to fix that. A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that ingesting small doses of … Click to Continue »

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

BBC / Health

A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest. The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient…

Magic mushrooms 'reboot' brain in depressed people – study

The Guardian

Patients unresponsive to conventional treatments benefit when treated with natural psychoactive compound, but researchers warn against self medication

Scientists treating depression with magic mushrooms in trial

Scientists are using magic mushrooms to treat depression by "rebooting" the brain in a trial of patients who did not respond to conventional treatment.

Magic mushrooms might help depression by resetting the brain

The Verge

Magic mushrooms might help depressed patients by helping them “reset” their brains, according to a new study that uses brain scans to look at the lasting effects of psychedelics.

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' brains of depressed patients

www.dailymail.co.uk

The active ingredient in magic mushrooms may help depressed patients' brains to 'reboot,' an Imperial College London study shows. Participants reported immediate and lasting improvements.

Feeling depressed? Psychedelic mushrooms might be able to fix that, study finds

If you’re feeling depressed, it turns out psychedelic mushrooms might be able to fix that. A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that ingesting small doses of … Click to Continue »

Magic mushroom extract changes brains of people with depression

www.newscientist.com

Psilocybin, a hallucinogenic compound found in magic mushrooms, may help re-set the activity of neural circuits in the brain that are involved in depression. Magic mushroom enthusiasts have long believed that the drug's ability to induce…

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Magic Mushrooms Could 'Reset' The Brain Of People With Depression

Scientists have discovered that psilocybin - the psychoactive substance found in magic mushrooms - could effectively ‘reset’ the brain activity of people with severe depression.