Do Psychedelic Drugs Improve Health?

  • People who said they had used a psychedelic drug such as LSD or psilocybin at least once in their life tended to rate higher on some markers of health compared to non-users.
  • These individuals reported somewhat better self-rated health, on average, and were less likely to be classified as overweight or obese.
  • It’s not yet known whether psychedelic drug use promotes physical health or if other factors, such as personality, explain the association.

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Scott McGreal

Blogging about psychology research, especially in personality and individual differences, as well as psychedelic drug research, and whatever else takes my fancy