Magic Mushrooms: Easing Depression And Anxiety At End Of Life

This is a past event. Monday, May 20 at 7:00pm 9:00pm

Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR, 97205

Could the ancient practice of using psychedelic compounds for insight and healing have a legitimate and safe role in today's health care? For many people, receiving a fatal diagnosis leads to psychological suffering, including anxiety and depression. Discover the intriguing implications of psilocybin-facilitated experiences in offering a sense of connection, meaning and transcendence at the end of life.

As part of the 2019 OHSU Brain Institute Brain Awareness Lecture series, this is the last of three lectures exploring how neuroscientists are investigating behavioral change using complementary and alternative methods to overcome negative emotional and psychological cycles.

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Readings & Talks, Science & Technology

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https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/servic...

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