Psychedelics such as magic mushroom have therapeutic properties, especially in the treatment of depression and PTSD. Illustration: Getty Images Psychedelics such as magic mushroom have therapeutic properties, especially in the treatment of depression and PTSD. Illustration: Getty Images
Psychedelics such as magic mushroom have therapeutic properties, especially in the treatment of depression and PTSD. Illustration: Getty Images
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How magic mushroom ingredient psilocybin helps patients with depression or PTSD change how they feel, by rewiring the brain with more connections

  • Psilocybin can help patients relive repressed traumatic experiences and make depressed users feel better about themselves
  • Psychedelics can promote feelings of love and compassion for self and others, a good treatment for depression, researcher says

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Psychedelics such as magic mushroom have therapeutic properties, especially in the treatment of depression and PTSD. Illustration: Getty Images Psychedelics such as magic mushroom have therapeutic properties, especially in the treatment of depression and PTSD. Illustration: Getty Images
Psychedelics such as magic mushroom have therapeutic properties, especially in the treatment of depression and PTSD. Illustration: Getty Images
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