Psychedelics and Their Role in Treatment of Depression, PTSD

Psychedelics and Their Role in Treatment of Depression, PTSD

Psychedelics such as LSD, magic mushrooms, mescaline etc. have garnered renewed interest in the scientific world because of the possible role they could play in mental health problems like depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Ketamine remains the only hallucinogen at present that is used clinically as an anesthetic agent. The others are all classified under banned drugs. There have been numerous studies in the recent times where these drugs have been tried in treatment of mental health disorders such as addictions, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder etc. these agents have shown promise in persons in whom most of the conventional...

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