Current Research on the Human Experience of Spirituality Following the Ingestion of ‘Magic’ Psilocybin Mushrooms: An Annotated Bibliography for Social Workers and Other Health Care Professionals
Rose Jade, Attorney
January 5, 2013
Brief review of the current scientific research on the therapeutic effects of psilocybin and psilocin on humans, reported rates of use of psilocybin in the United States, the types of social and legal discrimination and stigma surrounding the illegal possession and use of psilocybin, benefits of psilocybin research for understanding affect regulation, dysregulation and psychosis, and providing internet-based resources for clinicians. Provides list of questionnaires and other research tools used to assess psilocybin-induced spiritual and mystical experiences.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
Keywords: psilocybin, psilocin, magic mushrooms, spirituality
JEL Classification: I00, I18, I19, K14, K32working papers series
Date posted: November 26, 2010 ; Last revised: January 6, 2013
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