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psychedelic-psychiatry

Psychedelic Psychiatry: Past, Present, and Future

Event: Psychedelic Psychiatry – Past, Present, and Future Date: 30 January, 2017 18:30-21:00 Location: Logan Hall, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL Tickets: Free! Psychedelics in the modern era, including MDMA and psilocybin, speak about their work and the state of psychedelic research today. In a unique collaboration between UCL Society for the...

To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic by Ben Sessa - Artwork by Emma Watkinson

Psychedelic ‘Antibiotic’ Therapy for Mental-Micro-Organisms

Psychedelic ‘Antibiotic’ Therapy for Mental-Micro-Organisms By Dr Joseph Langley MD MeO MRCCAP Psychiatrist and Sensory-Normalisation Pineal Realignment Therapist, San Francisco, USA (This article first appeared in the Psychedelic Press journal) Introduction: Mental health clinicians of all persuasions broadly share the same goal: we want to see the development of viable...

Glade by Tom Andrews

New paper on psychedelic psychiatry, ecology and literature

Preparing the Gaia Connection  An Ecological Exposition of Psychedelic Literature 1954-1963 by Robert Dickins, author of Erin This paper, originally published in the European Kournal of Ecopsychology, investigates the extent to which psychiatrically-mediated drug texts, published in the mid-twentieth century, reveal an ecological awareness in their form and content. Primarily, this...

Poets-on-Prozac

Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment and the Creative Process edited by Richard M. Berlin

Title: Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment and the Creative Process – Author: Richard M. Berlin [Ed] – Publisher: John Hopkins University Press [HB] – ISBN: 9780801888397 – Year: 2008 Poets on Prozac is a collection of essays, interspersed with poetry, by a number of published poets who have been...

Last Chance to Preorder the PsypressUK 2013 Vol.2 Print Anthology with 25% off Cover Price

Last Chance to Preorder the PsypressUK 2013 Vol.2 Print Anthology with 25% off Cover Price

There’s only one day left to preorder the Psychedelic Press UK 2013 Vol.2 : Anthology of Pharmacography at the reduced rate of just £3 (+P&P). You can order it here. This high-spec, print edition includes contributions from Drs. Stanislav Grof and Ben Sessa, Jack Hunter, Andy Roberts, Roger Keen and many more, along with a beautiful...

by P. Gordon

Psychedelics: A Political Science

When various State governments and international bodies made d-Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), and numerous other psychedelic drugs, illegal in the mid-1960s, they single-handedly ended medical research and, apparently, politicised the psychedelic experience. Now, after a 40 year hiatus, human research with psychedelic drugs has tentatively begun again. But is the...

by Vovan UK

The Physicalism of Hallucinations

Within the realm of folk psychology, defined as ‘common sense’ by your author, humans in the western world have been shunted down a pathway of thought that seems to write off the ideas, images and concepts gleaned from certain altered states of consciousness; such as hallucinations, illusions and their ilk.  Whilst it’s...

Varieties of Psychedelic Experience

The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience by Robert Masters and Jean Houston

Originally published in 1966, this review of ‘The Varieties of the Psychedelic Experience: The Classic Guide to the Effects of LSD on the Human Psyche’ by Robert Masters and Jean Houston is written from the Park Street Press 2000 edition. The authors, husband and wife, were both founding members of...

Spiritual Growth with Entheogens

Spiritual Growth with Entheogens by Thomas B. Roberts (Ed)

Originally published in 2001 under the title ‘Psychoactive Sacramentals: Essays on Entheogens and Religion’ this 2012 edition, titled ‘Spiritual Growth with Entheogens: Psychoactive Sacramentals and Human Transformation’ has been issued by Park Street Press. Its editor, Thomas B. Roberts, is professor emeritus at Northern Illinois University and a former visiting...

Dr Ben Sessa

Dr. Ben Sessa lecture: MDMA – Could it have been designed with psychotherapy in mind?

Tuesday, 28th February, 2012 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL Please RSVP on Facebook (afraid so) so that they can anticipate numbers – Please pay on the door. https://www.facebook.com/events/209100309180578/ Entry £7 / £5 Concessions Arrive 6pm for a 6:30pm Start – Wine available. . Dr. Ben Sessa will...

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