AotD: Psychedelics and Mental Health: A Population Study

Article of the Day: Psychedelics and Mental Health: A Population Study by Krebs, T. S., & Johansen, P-Ø. (2013) (PLoS ONE, 8(8), e63972. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0063972) Background Psychedelic substances, such as psilocybin-containing mushrooms, DMT-containing brews (ayahuasca), mescaline-containing cacti, ibogaine-containing roots and seeds with LSA, have been used for religious, shamanistic, divination and healing purposes by various cultures for …

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AotD: Mindfulness interventions for psychosis: A meta-analysis

Article of the Day: Mindfulness interventions for psychosis: A meta-analysis by Khoury, B., Lecomte, T., Gaudiano, B.A., & Paquin, K. (2013) (Schizophrenia Research, 150(1). 176–184. ) Background & Research Among the so-called Third Wave of cognitive-behavioural therapies, mindfulness-based approaches have garnered great interest in recent years, within clinical psychology as well as among the more general public. …

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