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Can Shrooms Cure Depression?

February 08, 2021 Adam Burgis Episode 5
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Can Shrooms Cure Depression?
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Can Shrooms Cure Depression?
Feb 08, 2021 Episode 5
Adam Burgis

In this episode, we discuss the use of psilocybin as a potential drug for treating depression. In November of 2020 an article was published regarding the results of a study on shrooms and the relationship to depression. The results could change the future of mental health treatment options. 


https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/hallucinogens

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3181663/pdf/DialoguesClinNeurosci-3-265.pdf

https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/109/6/1820.full.pdf

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/dopamine

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4231020/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4471964/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0028390818300753


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Show Notes

In this episode, we discuss the use of psilocybin as a potential drug for treating depression. In November of 2020 an article was published regarding the results of a study on shrooms and the relationship to depression. The results could change the future of mental health treatment options. 


https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/hallucinogens

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3181663/pdf/DialoguesClinNeurosci-3-265.pdf

https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/109/6/1820.full.pdf

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/dopamine

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4231020/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4471964/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0028390818300753


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You can follow the show on twitter @sciencebasicpod, on facebook @itsbasicallysciencepodcast, and you can follow me on twitter @burgisadam. I encourage you to share with a friend. For feedback and inquiries, you can contact me at [email protected].

Also- if you are looking for a new book, check this one out. In this book, the author takes us on an adventure through the body and how it works. This master explainer can teach you just want you need to know about the vessel we call you. Follow the link to get the book today.
(Affiliate link)
The Body: A Guide for Occupants

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https://amzn.to/3jWLpUK - Blue Yeti Nano Microphone
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