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Magic Mushroom messes your brain, but in a good way

Researchers have been testing the effect of psilocybin, the psychedelic substance in magic mushrooms for treatment of depression, which doesn’t respond to the classical antidepressants (Treatment resistant depression). Preliminary evidence has shown that the recovery is pretty long lasting in these patients. In addition, there is a side benefit. These patients also report an increased connection with nature, which persisted months after treatment. Surprisingly, the patients reported a shift away from authoritarian political views. This shown that treatment with psilocybin could change a person’s outlook and political perspectives.

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