Psychopharmacology is the scientific study of the how various psychedelic and psychoactive substances affect the human brain. Psychedelics offer many unique advantages over other psychological treatment options because of the psychopharmacology of psychedelics. Discussing the medical application of psychedelic substances essential to advance neuroscience because such drugs could provide a way to treat many disorders that are resistant to conventional treatment. Psychedelics also help people overcome traumas and addictions much more quickly than traditional talk therapy could resolve such major problems. This blog discusses research conducted by MAPS and NORML into the psychopharmacology of psychedelic substances. The focus of this blog is on helping autistic people learn to socialize, helping drug addicts overcome their addictive behaviors and helping traumatized soldiers integrate back into society. Cannabis and classical psychedelics are explored to show the benefits they can offer to people. The blog also looks at the risks involved in using psychedelics to treat mental disorders.
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