TITLE

Hallucinogen appears safe for some cancer patients

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2010, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses the study by Charles S. Grob of University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center and colleagues, which reveals viability of psilocybin to improve mood of advanced-stage cancer and anxiety patients. Grob and colleagues assesses mood of patients prior and after treatment and found that psilocybin improve patients' mood after one and three months. They note drug effects similar to lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and suggests further study in long-neglected field.
ACCESSION #
54230735

 

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