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Psilocybin And The Brain.

Psilocybin And The Brain.

The discovery points toward a mechanism through which psilocybin acts therapeutically on the brain to treat individuals who experience mental health issues, marked by fixed patterns of thinking.

Scientists analyzed fMRI brain scans from 60 people who participated in two psilocybin trials.

In addition to the drugs, all the participants received the same type of psychotherapy.

Scans done before and after treatment, showed the psilocybin treatment notably reduced connections within the brain areas that are tightly connected in depression and various mental health issues experienced today

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