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Psychedelics, meaningfulness, and the “proper scope” of medicine: continuing the conversation

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Psychedelics such as psilocybin reliably produce significantly altered states of consciousness with a variety of subjectively experienced effects. These include certain changes to perception, cognition, and affect, which we refer to here as the acute subjective effects of psychedelics. In recent years, psychedelics such as psilocybin have also shown considerable promise as therapeutic agents when combined with talk therapy, for example, in the treatment of major depression or substance use di...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/s0963180123000270

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ORCID:
0009-0003-3529-4109
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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0000-0001-9691-2888
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ORCID:
0000-0002-9604-6227
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics More from this journal
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2023-06-27
Acceptance date:
2023-05-01
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EISSN:
1469-2147
ISSN:
0963-1801
Pmid:
37366110
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English
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1488597
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pubs:1488597
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2023-07-05

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