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Can psychedelic drugs help ease the fear of death?

Can psychedelic drugs help ease the fear of death?

Patients in a clinical trial attempt to ease their fears and depression using psychedelic drugs Patients without much longer to live are finding mental (and perhaps even spiritual) relief in an unlikely source — magic mushrooms. Anthony Bossis, a clinical assistant...

Psilocybin and psilocin (“Magic mushrooms”)

Psilocybin and psilocin (“Magic mushrooms”)

“Magic mushrooms” is the term that is used to describe mushrooms that contain hallucinogens, usually psilocybin and psilocin. When people take magic mushrooms, they may see, hear or feel things that are not really there. A person who uses magic mushrooms may also...