Michael Pollan on the medical potential of psychedelics


Source: CBS News

After decades in the shadows, new studies are looking at psychedelic drugs and their efficacy at treating a variety of psychological issues, including depression. Bestselling author Michael Pollan wrote about the potential uses for LSD and psilocybins (so-called “magic mushrooms”) in his new book, “How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence.” Pollan spoke with “CBS This Morning” about his own experience with psilocybins.


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