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Roland Griffiths



Roland R. Griffiths, PhD, is an American psychopharmacologist who is credited with the revival of interest in the use of psychedelics as a treatment for depression, anxiety, and addiction via his clinical research. He is the launching director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he is also a professor in the departments of psychiatry and neuroscience.

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The Science of Psilocybin and Its Use to Relieve Suffering

Leading psychopharmacologist Roland Griffiths discloses the ways that psychedelic drugs can be used to create spiritually meaningful, personally transformative experiences for all patients, especially the terminally ill.

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The Trip Treatment

Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results.

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Magic Mushrooms’ Amazing Positive Effects | Roland Griffiths (Summary)

In this edited version of Roland Griffith’s very information talk on Psilocybin (original title “The science of psilocybin and its use to relieve suffering”) we take a look at the amazing positive effects achieved with this controversial substance.

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Crash Course in the Nature of Mind

Roland Griffiths' psilocybin experiments have produced striking evidence for therapeutic uses of hallucinogens.

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‘Default Mode Network’ Is Suppressed by Meditation Practice | Roland Griffiths

It is Dr. Patrick’s goal to challenge the status quo and encourage the wider public to think about health and longevity using a proactive, preventative approach.

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The Psychedelic Revolution Is Coming. Psychiatry May Never Be the Same.

Though researchers are still trying to understand the cognitive and therapeutic mechanics of psychedelics, they have concluded that psilocybin, DMT and other psychoactive chemicals can help people feel more tolerance, understanding and empathy.

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Roland Griffiths - the Science of Psilocybin and Its Use to Relieve Suffering

The Hopkins laboratory has also conducted a recent series of internet survey studies characterizing the effects hallucinogen-occasioned mystical experiences, challenging experiences, and effects on substance abuse.

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A Dose of a Hallucinogen from a ‘Magic Mushroom,’ and then Lasting Peace

Two studies used psilocybin to see if the drug could reduce depression and anxiety in cancer patients. The results were striking.

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Psilocybin Sessions: Psychedelics Could Help People with Addiction and Anxiety

Study participants at some of the country's leading medical research centers are going through intense therapy and six-hour psychedelic journeys deep into their minds to do things like quit smoking and worry less.

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Psilocybin Studies and the Religious Experience: An Interview with Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.

We spoke about his research with psilocybin, his interest in spiritual experiences, and how psychedelics may provide help for people who are dying.

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