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The Birth of Psychedelic Literature: Drug Writing and the Rise of LSD Therapy 1954-1964 by Robert Dickins

The Birth of Psychedelic Literature: Drug Writing and the Rise of LSD Therapy 1954-1964 by Robert Dickins

In many respects (though far from all,) the Psychedelic Press UK has been the result of my undertaking a Masters of Philosophy in English, which over the last few years I’ve been completing  with the University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus), under...

Plant Intoxicants by Baron Ernst von Bibra

Originally published in Germany, in 1855, under the title ‘Die Narkotischen Genuβmittel und der Mensch’, this edition of Baron Ernst von Bibra’s ‘Plant Intoxicants’ was published in 1995 by Healing Arts Press. The book is a pioneering study of psychoactive...

Pre-Order PsypressUK 2013 (at 25% discount)

After the success of PsypressUK 2012, as an advert-free saddle-stitch freebie, which received orders from across the globe, the magazine is returning for 2013. The next edition is tripling in size and will be soft-bound, making it not only an...

BoomTown Fair 2013: A Tale of Many Cities…

BoomTown Fair: A Tale of Many Cities… Fair Divided into Different Districts for 2013! THURDAY 8th – SUNDAY 11th AUGUST 2013 – MATTERLY ESTATE – WINCHESTER BoomTownfair.co.uk BoomTown Fair 2012: Festival Intoxication and the Theatre of Play “It was the...

Cultural Ecstasies by Ilana Mountain

Originally published in hardback in 2012 ‘Cultural Ecstasies: Drugs, Gender and the Social Imaginary’ is written by Ilana Mountain. This review is written from the 2013 softback edition. Mountain is an Honorary Research Fellow and a member of the Discourse...

Breaking Convention 2013: Call for Papers

Following the success of Breaking Convention 2011, which was held on the first weekend of April at the University of Kent, the technicolour flag of psychedelia will be hoisted once again on 12-14 July 2013. Breaking Convention 2013 will be...

Depression and the drug known affectionately as AZD6765

More evidence for the effects of an anti-depressant that can really affect sufferers of ‘treatment-less’ depression has been uncovered by clinical trials, headed by Dr Carlos Zarate, for the National Institute of  Health earlier this year.  The drug known affectionately...

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