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Are Psychedelics the New Prozac?

Depression, smoking, alcoholism, PTSD. While people have found healing through psychedelics for a variety of mental and physical disorders, it’s unclear exactly what is going on. Fortunately, researchers for the first time in decades are able to explore these phenomena.

Marijuana and Dopamine: A Study in Complexity

Since chronic marijuana use may be correlated with mental health disorders in some people, it’s useful that we’re starting to understand how the brain’s dopamine system may play a role in such developments. The interactions between cannabinoids and the dopamine system are complex, though, and more research is needed.

Ayahuasca: Nature’s Antidepressant

Ayahuasca, a drug combination for fast-acting relief from anxiety and depression?

Depressed? Ask Your Doctor Why MAOIs May Be Right for You

According to thousands of patient drug reviews, the more people like an antidepressant or antipsychotic, the less likely it is prescribed. Even odder, the older the drug is, the better reviews of it tend to be.