Can psychedelics help treat anxiety?

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In a world first, researchers in Melbourne are investigating whether psilocybin, the naturally occurring psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, will be effective in treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder, In today's deep dive, Sam asks Dr Paul Liknaitzky, Head of Clinical Psychedelic Research at Monash University, what psilocybin is, and how it can cause a fundamentally altered state of consciousness.

Period19 Aug 2022

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  • TitleCan psychedelics help treat anxiety?
    Media name/outletThe Daily Aus
    Media typeOther
    Duration/Length/Size15 mins 36 seconds
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date19/08/22
    DescriptionIn a world first, researchers in Melbourne are investigating whether psilocybin, the naturally occurring psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, will be effective in treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder, In today's deep dive, Sam asks Dr Paul Liknaitzky, Head of Clinical Psychedelic Research at Monash University, what psilocybin is, and how it can cause a fundamentally altered state of consciousness.
    Producer/Authorpodfollow
    URLhttps://podfollow.com/the-daily-aus/episode/dcae9ad13841d58bbf2fcc66ce4d6106656b994b/view
    PersonsPaul Liknaitzky