The first rigorous study of the practice finds it conveys benefits like reducing mental distress, but also increases neuroticism.
Just because psychoactive drugs with a large recreational following may help in some mental issues doesn't automatically mean they don't cause other ones. Except, a new look at health records finds, they don't.
LSD, ecstasy, and magic mushrooms are helping people face death, cope with trauma, and quit booze and smokes. Can these drugs revolutionize addiction treatment, or is it all just tangerine trees and marmalade skies?