Tagged: pharmacology

Calming the Eternal Footman: Psilocybin and Cancer Psychopharmacology

Calming the Eternal Footman: Psilocybin and Cancer Psychopharmacology

A chapter within the book Psychological Aspects of Cancer (2012), by Bossis, Grob and Griffiths, has had cause to review the usage of psilocybin within clinical trials regarding psychopharmacology and psychiatry. The particular impetus behind this particular set of tests is concerned with using Psilocybin “to amelioerate psychospiritual distress and...


Pharmako/Poeia by Dale Pendell

Dale Pendell’s ‘Pharmako/Poeia – Power Plants, Poisons & Herbcraft’ was originally published in 1995. This review  is written from the updated 2010 North Atlantic edition. Pendell is an author and poet whose written works include ‘Inspired Madness: The Gifts of Burning Man’ (2006) and ‘Living with Barbarians: A few Plant...

Phantastica by Louis Lewin

Phantastica by Louis Lewin

Originally published in Germany in 1924 ‘Phantastica’ by Louis Lewin was first published in English in 1931. This review is written from the Park Street Press edition, 1998. The text is an early attempt at a categorisation of psychoactive drugs and while,  in many respects, it is dated,  especially pharmacologically,...


The Pharmacology of LSD by Hintzen & Passie

Originally published in 2010 ‘The Pharmacology of LSD: A Critical Review’ by Annelie Hintzen and Torsten Passie is an invaluable source of information. A joint publication between The Beckley Foundation Press and the Oxford University Press, it is the first comprehensive review into the pharmacological effects of LSD and comes...

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