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LSD Trumps Booze

The psychedelic effects of LSD beat back the physiological effects of alcoholism, according to a new paper in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. The study—a meta-analysis of prior research from the groovy 1960s and 1970s—found that 59 percent of 536 participants in six trials who received LSD reported lower levels of alcohol misuse for the next three to six months, compared to 38 percent who received placebos.
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