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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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LSD Helps Alcoholics Quit Booze

Academics / General Science : Science & Health from Newser (3 years ago)

LSD's value as a treatment for alcoholism has been overlooked for decades, according to researchers revisiting old studies. A team that analyzed six separate studies from the '60s found that a single dose of the psychedelic drug had... Read Post

LSD 'helps alcoholics to give up drinking'...Is it wise Giving Drugs to someone With an Addictive Personality?

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

One dose of the hallucinogenic drug LSD could help alcoholics give up drinking, according to an analysis of studies performed in the 1960s. A study, presented in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, looked at data from six trials and ... Read Post

LSD May Help Treat Alcoholism

Health : Healthland (3 years ago)

The psychedelic drug LSD can help people with alcoholism quit or cut back their drinking, according to a new analysis of data originally collected in the 1960s. The study adds to a renaissance of research interest in mind-expanding ... Read Post


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