Tag: Effective

Small Study Shows Psilocybin Could Be Effective Treatment for Anorexia

Psilocybin-assisted therapy may be an effective treatment for anorexia nervosa, according to the results of a small study published this month in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Medicine. In the study, researchers with the University of California, San Diego determined that therapy combined with a single dose of psilocybin, the primary psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, […]

Study: Psilocybin Could Be Effective OCD Treatment

Newly published research suggests that psilocybin––the main ingredient in magic mushrooms––could be an effective treatment option for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The study, published last month in Translational Psychiatry, examined the effects of psilocybin on a group of male mice, with the researchers curious how it would influence the rodents’ propensity for burying marbles. […]

Study: Ketamine An Effective Treatment For Severe Depression

Ketamine could serve as an effective treatment option for those suffering from severe depression, according to results from a new clinical trial. The findings, published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that ketamine could represent a viable alternative to electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, a common treatment for severe depression. (ECT “involves […]

Study: Low-Dose CBD as Effective as Melatonin for Improving Sleep

According to a new study published in the Journal of American Nutrition Association, daily administration of 15 mg of CBD improves quality of sleep for people with a history of sleep disturbances. Authors themselves state, “Clinical evidence on the use of (CBD) for sleep remains limited.” They add that even fewer studies have looked at […]

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