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Psychedelic Therapy
An analysis of a study on the use of psychedelic drugs in therapy.
# 97051 | 2,091 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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This paper evaluates a study on the beneficial aspects of psychedelic drugs, especially for those suffering from terminal illness. The paper describes general responses to hallucinogens, citing the seemingly paranormal experiences users report. The author then discusses how the drugs have been used under medical supervisions, and compares the responses to conditions such as anxiety with traditional drug therapy versus psychedelic drugs. The paper concludes citing some of the possible problems in research methods and also how to deal with complications of hallucinogenic drugs.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Kotler, Steven. Drugs in Rehab. Psychology Today: Sussex Publishers, Inc., April 2005
  • Klotter, Jule. End-of-Life and Psychedelic Research. Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients: The Townsend Group, July 2005
  • Kurtzweil, Paula. Medical Possibilities for Psychedelic Drugs. FDA Consumer: US Government Printing Office, September 1995
  • Luke, David P. and Marrios Kottenis. A Preliminary Survey of Paranormal Experiences with Psychoactive Drugs. Journal of Parapsychology: Parapsychology Press, 2005
  • Spun, Brandon. More About Prozac, It's Ecstasy's Turn. Insight on the News: News World Communications, Inc., April 15, 2002

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APA Format

Psychedelic Therapy (2007, July 22) Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/psychedelic-therapy-97051/

MLA Format

"Psychedelic Therapy" 22 July 2007. Web. 25 September. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/psychedelic-therapy-97051/>

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